Jason Innocent hits our site today to announce that “American Flag 2017” will be on display at Columbia University for Beyond the Bars: Freedom Plans on March 7-8. This year’s theme aims to explore strategies for challenging a carceral society. Innocent’s American Flag 2017 which includes text like NO RACISM, NO SEXISM, NO ABLEISM, NO FATPHOBIA, NO AGEISM, NO TRANSPHOBIA, NO HOMOPHOBIA, and NO HATEFULNESS. Jason Innocent (b. 1996 in Brooklyn, USA) lives and works in Brooklyn. His work explores race, language, and contemporary social issues. Innocent first gained notoriety writing conceptual graffiti in lower Manhattan. Innocent was raised in Brooklyn Prospect Lefferts Gardens, where he attended Murry Bergtraum High School graduating in 2014. He graduated from the Predominantly Black College Medgar Ever college named after the civil rights Leader and NCAAP field secretary Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) who was assassinated in 1963.
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