Twentieth Century Civil Rights Icon Totem



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Dimensions 24 × 24 × 92 in

This piece was sculpted 100% digitally and was designed to be able to be scaled to be appropriate for any venue and individuals may be added or removed in respect to the location of the installation. Inquire for more information about the process of ordering a custom version of this piece.
The Twentieth Century Civil Rights Icon Totem
Celebrating the Fight for “Equal Justice Under the Law”
Below are the individuals depicted in the totem and the respective language on the base plaques:
Harvey Milk: First openly gay man elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Eli Wiesel: Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner for his “practical work in the cause of peace” and message of “peace, atonement, and human dignity”
Nelson Mandela: South African anti-apartheid activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and elected first black president of South Africa
Malcolm X: Muslim minister and advocate for racial justice holding Muhammad Ali newspaper
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Baptist minister and advocate of nonviolent resistance against discrimination
Wilma Mankiller: Native American activist, social worker and community developer who was the first woman elected as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation in front of the Cherokee Nation seal
Gloria Steinem: Co-founder of the National Women’s Political Caucus and the Wome’s Action Alliance to train and promote women in public office and support feminist legislation
Frederick Douglass: National leader of the abolitionist movement after escaping slavery, famous for his oratory ad incisive anti-slavery writings
Ruby Bridges: First African American child to desegregate the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans. She said, “Racism is a grown-up disease and we must stop using our children to spread it”
John Lewis: Georgia US House of Representatives, Chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, leader of the Selma to Mongomery March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge
Malala Yousafzai: Youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate promoting Pakistani female education equality
Thurgood Marshall: Life-long civil rights advocate, NAACP attorney winning the Brown v Board of Education Supreme Court case, first African American Supreme Court Justice
Dimensions 24 × 24 × 92 in

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