The Freedom Wall

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.


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