Margaret Garner-Resilient

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18″ x 24″ / acrylic & oil on canvas/ 07/2017 / Krystal Mobley “I think slavery is the next thing to hell. If a person would send another into bondage, he would, it appears to me, be bad enough to send him into hell if he could.” Harriet Tubman

This is the story of a woman who fought to escape the hellishly inhumane institution of slavery so that her family could experience freedom.

Resilience, as it relates to objects, is defined as the ability to recoil or spring back into shape after bending, stretching, or being compressed. Resilience, as it relates to a person or animal, is defined as being able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

Margaret Garner personifies resilience. Born into slavery June 4, 1834(pre-civil war) on the Maplewood plantation in Boone County, Kentucky, Margaret entered the world treated as not only an object but an…

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