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Racism From Our Past Proves New Material For Local Art

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - D. Lammie is an artist who still feels like discrimination within the black community is a real thing. That’s why as an artist she’s using brown paper bags to kick start a conversation about racism within the black community.

The brown paper bag test was a way that people determined which type of black skin got into some churches and social events.

Watch how she turns the conversation into art.

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