This horizontal image is comprised of two parts: left and right. The left side is the front page of Los Angeles Times newspaper from August 14, 1965. The originally vertical page is flipped horizontally. The headline of the newspaper reads "EIGHT MEN SLAIN
GUARD MOVES IN" and shows articles regarding civil rights movements in the United States at the time. The right side features writing by Maurice Ouellet, a Catholic priest active in the civil rights movement and demonstrations in Selma, Alabama 1963-1965. This text is atop a large red rectangle.
inscribed: the BODY OF CHRIST IS NO MORe / COMFORTABLE NOW THAN IT WAS WHEN / IT HUNG FROM The CROSS / THOSe WHO LIVe IN tHe WeLL / ORGANIZEd. WELL ORDERED, / NOURISHED, CLEAN, CALM AND / COMFORtABLE MIDDLE CLASS PART / OF CHRISt'S BODY CAN eaSILY FORGet / tHAT tHE BODY OF CHRISt, AS IT NOW / EXISTS, IS MOSTLY diSORGANIZEd, / deVOID OF ORdER, CONCeRNeD WITH / tHE MATERIAL NEEDS, HUNGRY, DIRtY, / NOT MOtIVAted BY REASON, FERMENTING / IN AGONIZING UNCeRTAINTY / AND CeRtAINLY MOSt UNCOMFORTABLE / YOUTH IS A TIME OF REBELLION. / RATHER THAN SQUeLCH THe / REBELLION, We MIGHT BetteR / eNLISt tHE ReBeLS to JOIN THAt / GREATESt ReBEL OF HIS TIME - / CHRIST HIMSELF. MAURICe OUELLET
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23 x 35 inches
Corita (American designer, printmaker, and educator, 1918-1986), “my people,” Digital Collections From St Kate's, accessed December 9, 2023, https://omeka.reclaim.stkate.edu/items/show/4171.
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