Cynthia Catlin is honored to be a part of an ongoing exhibit titled "And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations". This exhibit of 85 story quilts, with 400 years of history can be seen at the National Underground Railroad and Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202,www.freedomcenter.org . This exhibit has been extended through September 5, 2014, and the curator is Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi. Using the powerful medium of story quilts, And Still We Rise: Race, Culture, and Visual Conversations narrates four centuries of African American history, from the first slave ships to the first African American president. This entire museum is phenomenal and the exhibit should not be missed if you are near Ohio.
This piece titled "The Beginning of Social Justice" addresses the Emancipation Proclamation issued in 1863 by President Lincoln.