The Freedom Wall, 2017—by John Baker, Julia Bottoms, Chuck Tingley, and Edreys Wajed—on the corner of Michigan Avenue and East Ferry Street. Photographs by Harold Cardwell.

Commissioned by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Public Art Initiative in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, 2017
The following portraits were created by Edreys Wajed:

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For more information on this public art works mural click here.

Urban Legacy Filmworks presents:

The Freedom Wall is unveiled in Buffalo, NY featuring the images of 28 African Americans, past and Present, National & Local. Among the subjects are Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Marcus Garvey, Rosa Parks, Angela Davis, Huey P. Newton, Stokley Carmichael, Malcolm X, Alicia Garza & Fannie Lou Hamer. 


Artist Edreys Wajed pauses to consider his work on “Freedom Wall,” at East Ferry and Michigan.

Photo by Sharon Cantillon.