View the approved design proposal by Re:Site:
End of Massive Resistance_ Flat Iron Park Proposal_ReSite_08232021

Artist team Shane Albritton and Norman Thomas of Texas’ research in preparation of the project design included references to materials below:

Virginian-Pilot archives, Breaking Down the Walls
School Desegregation in Norfolk, VA
Norfolk Public Schools Desegregation Papers
Massive Resistance Collection, 1958-1960 / Special Collections and University Archives
Moton School Strike and Prince Edward County School Closings

Future location of the public art project by Re:site

5 people stand in the grassy park with a tree changing into red leaves in the background

An initial meeting at the project site took place 11/16/21

Grassy park in the background with a view of the pavement and partial Tide Light Rail track to the left and several green trees in the distance

Flat Iron Park is the future site of the public art project to commemorate the End of Massive Resistance being created by Re:site

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