Charles White: Strong Women, Boxed Note Cards

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This note card set features the artwork of Charles White. Throughout four decades as a professional artist, he created powerful images of strong, steadfast Black women. His images of dignity continue to express a universal humanity that he hoped would move viewers to say, "This is somebody I know."

Charles White learned from his Mississippi-born mother, herself the granddaughter of an enslaved woman, "to see how much the peace and human dignity of the world will be protected and won by the simple, ordinary people." He deeply admired her moral strength, and throughout four decades as a professional artist, he often created powerful images of strong, steadfast Black women. His images of dignity continue to express a universal humanity that he hoped would move viewers to say, "This is somebody I know." In murals, drawings, paintings, and prints, White left a legacy of authentic artworks that capture the spirit of a people.


  • 20 blank note cards (5 of each subject) with envelopes
  • 5 x 7 inches
  • Printed with soy-based ink on recycled paper


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Charles White learned from his Mississippi-born mother, herself the granddaughter of an enslaved woman, "to see how much the peace and human dignity of the world will be protected and won by the simple, ordinary people." He deeply admired her moral strength, and throughout four decades as a professional artist, he often created powerful images of strong, steadfast Black women. His images of dignity continue to express a universal humanity that he hoped would move viewers to say, "This is somebody I know." In murals, drawings, paintings, and prints, White left a legacy of authentic artworks that capture the spirit of a people.


  • 20 blank note cards (5 of each subject) with envelopes
  • 5 x 7 inches
  • Printed with soy-based ink on recycled paper


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