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Angry Young Men
Marion Coleman
Castro Valley, California
Mixed media layered collage
47” x 49 1/2”
MSUM 2008:157.1
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

"Angry Young Men is a fiber collage quilt that examines urban violence, the criminal justice system in the United States, and community ambivalence toward the loss of a generation of young African American men. There appears to be a lack of public will to address their basic human right to have an enriched life, health, education and prosperity."

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