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Lawrence Exhibit Captures Lingering Signs Of America’s Segregated Past

'Ghosts of Segregation' presents photographic evidence of the prejudice and exclusion people of color faced.

Photographer Richard Frishman has searched out structures and sites in America that represent the segregation that was the law of the land, written and unwritten.

A bricked-over entrance once used by “colored” people to enter a theater, a “hanging tree” that became a gallows, and a concentration camp for Japanese-Americans during WWII are all part of Frishman's “Ghosts of Segregation” exhibition currently at the Lawrence Arts Center.

"Ghosts of Segregation" is on exihibit 9 a.m. -9 p.m., September 10 - December 12, at the Lawrence Art Center, 940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, Kansas 66044. Admission is free, but reservations are required.

INSIGHT Art Talk: Rich Frishman, Q&A sessions, 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 25 at the Lawrence Arts Center Gallery, 940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Attendance is limited to 25 per session. The event is free but reservations are required.

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