Arkansas ’57 – Ardoyne ’01

A dramatic mural connecting the Holy Cross blockade (WP | Scannal RTÉ) to desegregation in the U.S. in the wake of Brown v. Board Of Education (WP). The left panel is a rendition of an iconic image of Hazel Bryan hectoring Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine (WP), in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Red sweaters on b&w background taking after Schindler’s List ? The right panel is based on the photograph below, of Eirinn Flood. 

Later imitated (2009) on the International Wall, Divis Street.

Estoril Park, Ardoyne.

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Copyright © 2004 Extramural Activity

text: everyone has the right to live free of sectarian harassment, it’s black and white, arkansas ’57, ardoyne ’01 X00044

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