Analysis Of Jacob Lawrence's Migration

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The years that encompassed the hardships of African Americans during and after the World Wars were depicted almost entirely by the artist Jacob Lawrence. These works of art relayed the difficult process that resulted from being a slave that had been freed at last. One would think that upon reaching freedom living conditions and treatment would change, however the reality was much different. Jacob Lawrence thoroughly pictures the difficult times through his series Migration, which encompasses the journey of men, women, and children reaching ultimate freedom and a better way of life in the north. His art was persistent with this theme from the years 1941 to 1970 and although many perceived his art as a means of protest, his artwork was merely
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