Wall of Black Heroes

copyright © 2006 Gabriele Tiberino, Raphael Tiberino, Joseph Tiberino

LIST OF CHARACTERS

 
On Left
 
In Center
 
On Right

1.

 

Keri
Suggests our movement
towards the focus as does

17.       
Characterization        
34.
Jack Johnson
Boxer
2.

Joey Blanco
A D.J.

18.

 

Milo Fornward
Killed by a policeman for no good reason, 
Martyr
35.
Louis Armstrong
Performer with his trumpet and his voice
3.
Gerald Carter
Resourceful Entrepreneur
19.
Chaka Fattah
Politician  
36.
Ellen Powell Tiberino
Artist of American Black culture
4.
Movement
20.

Barach Obama
U.S. Senator

37, 38.

 

A slave, bursting from bondage, liberated;
the progenitor of the assemblage
here represented
5.

Jimmy Lynch
Youthful seeking

21.
A boy
Optimistically allegiant
39.

Spike Lee
Black film innovator

 
22.
Reverend Porter
Presbyterian Minister
40.

Joe Tiberino
Artist and actual Cinematographer

 
In the foreground:
23.
Malcolm X
Muslim and a Minister
41.
John Simpson
Sculptor
6.
Expectant mother, babysitting
 
42.
Phil Sumpter
Artist
7.
Bella Eisenstein
 

We have come to our focus:

43.
Face in Crowd
8.
Sir Richard
24.
Harriet Tubman
Conductor of the Underground Railroad
44.

Nora
Icon

 
25.
Angela Davis
Militant Activist
45.
Queenie
Sharecropper dialogues with
 
And in the extreme foreground:

26.

 

Jerome Robinson
Poet- Visual Artist
Killed – Street violence
46.
Oprah Winfrey
television star
9.
John Wells                 
Acapella Street singer
27.
Curley Patterson
Migrated from Virginia
47.

William Powell
Migrant

10.

Timothy Taylor Davis          
Along for the harmonic ride

28.

Fredrick Douglass
Abolitionist

48, 49.

Halim and Latif
Father and son, present day Muslims

11.
Jimmy Wells
Acapella Street singer
29.

Martin Luther King
Minister, Civil Rights and Anti-War leader

 
12.
Jaqueline Elizabeth  
Seeking
30.

Old Jack Norris
Kentucky Civil rights

 
13 &14
Part of the moving crowd
31.
Paul Robeson
Performer and Political Internationalist
   
15.
Raphael
32.
Marion Anderson
Opera Singer
   
16.
Samirah
Seeking the center of the historicity
33.

Josephine Baker
Nightclub Performer

   

APOLOGIA

A painting of this perspective could easily be larger by a factor of 10% or 100% but would still be inadequate
to include everyone who should be acknowledged. We have included the personalities that came to our senses,
immediately. We submit to the viewer that they consider this dilemma.
There are many who of necessity have been left out.

Thank you.

Wall of Black Heroes

Artists

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