Whenever, I see this painting by Jacob Lawerence, which is part of his Great Migration Series and titled In the North the Negro had better educational facilities, I immediately think of Rise Academy and the wonderful education I recieved here. Now, walking into this building and being here brings back so many memories.

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Jacob Lawrence, In the North the Negro had better educational facilities, 1940–41

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