This print is referenced in the film The KKK Boutique Ain’t Just Rednecks produced by Camille Billops and her husband, James Hatch in 1994. The film addresses stereotypes, racism, and the violent history of the United States. (The KKK is an acronym for the Ku Klux Klan, a military white-supremacist organization that commits violent and racist acts against people of color).
From the Artist:
"Mammys Little Coal Black Rose" is a print of a minstrel series consisting of eight drawings. These drawings will be used in my film "The KKK Boutique Ain't Just Rednecks."
Sculptor, archivist, printmaker, and filmmaker Camille Billops was born in Los Angeles, CA. Billops earned a BA from California State University, an MFA from City College of New York (CCNY), and a Ph.D. from the Université Paris-Sorbonne, France. ...Read More ⟶