Opinion: The absurdity of the backlash over the MLK statue

Editor’s note: Adrienne L. Childs, PhD, is an independent scholar and art historian, associate curator at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. and 2022 recipient of the Driskill Prize for her contributions to the field of African American art. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Ornamental Blackness: The Black Figure in the European … Read more