Sacramento State University Student Christina Edwards Defends White Male Lynching Art Project

17/12/2013 12:04 GMT

An African American art student at Sacramento State University, Christina Edwards, is defending her art project, which features two white males dangling from a tree with nooses around their necks.

"The purpose of this performance was to bring to light social injustices and the issue of inequality that impact me and my community as a whole," Edwards said. The student used real men in her project, which divided opinions among fellow students.

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