Did You Know This Black Woman’s Sculpture of Pres. Roosevelt Is on Every Dime?

That’s right. The image of former President Franklin D. Roosevelt you see on the common American dime was adapted from a sculpture commissioned by African-American sculptor, Selma Hortense Burke. Burke, a renowned artist and educator who founded two art schools during her lifetime, was born in Moorseville, N.C., as one of 10 children to local … Continue reading Did You Know This Black Woman’s Sculpture of Pres. Roosevelt Is on Every Dime?