Richea’ McCain, Rondel Turner, and Kaylee King from Tecumseh, KS

Richea’ McCain, Rondel Turner, and Kaylee King from Tecumseh, KS
Richea’ McCain, Rondel Turner, and Kaylee King from Tecumseh, KS

Richea’ McCain, Rondel Turner, and Kaylee King from Tecumseh, KS

Created by Richea’ McCain, Rondel Turner, and Kaylee King from Tecumseh, KS
Students at Shawnee Heights High School
Teacher: Mrs. Ayers-Berry
A workshop focusing on the theme ‘student activism’ was hosted by the Brown vs. Board of Education National Historic Site
Activity: Painted Activism
Title: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Gandhi 
Theme: Letter to Elizabeth Eckford 
Materials Used: Acrylic Paint and canvas
What do you want others to know about your artwork? Our masterpiece is designed to portray a letter of thankfulness to Elizabeth Eckford. She is the large figure and the other 8 are the other members of the Little Rock 9. She is multi-colored to represent there’s no need to think of 2 separate races and that’s why her heart glows red. The open doors & pride styled peace sign shows what they accomplished that day and the way they’ve left the world, open with peace & love. 
If you could pick anywhere for this artwork to be exhibited what places would you pick? Harlem, N.Y., Little Rock, Arkansas, L.A., CA