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Evan Fleischer
3 min readMay 8, 2019

In Dawoud Bey’s work — seen in Providence, Rhode Island — the four girls and two boys killed in the 16th Street Baptist Bombing in Birmingham, Alabama are given adult analogs. Their adult selves serve as their own buddy cop to their childhood selves. They are here to speak, but they don’t have to speak. The light can come in through the windows all it wants. The sounds of the city can pass as much as it wants. They are the photographs on the wall. We stop. We stare. The…

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