(THE COLLEGE FIX) — A professor has shaped three American flags into KKK hoods in what she’s proudly calling her latest work of art.
Billie Grace Lynn, an associate professor of sculpture at the University of Miami, has dubbed it “American Mask.”
“American Mask is a work suggesting that bigotry and racism are hiding behind our American flag,” Lynn writes on her personal website. “By using the shape of KKK hoods made from the American flags I point to our sad history of intolerance and violence and hope that the work acts to awaken citizens to the danger of confusing bigotry with patriotism.”
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