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?
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