Romare Bearden, "Mother and Child," 1977
Romare Bearden, Mother and Child (1977)
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June 23, 2004:

When they announced that the President was dead I lay my head on my desk and cried, at least a little bit.

I did it for two reasons. Because I believed I was expected to, and because my mother loved him.

So that it was at once an act of conformity to expectation and of generosity of spirit.