Faith Ringgold

1930 -
Born in Harlem…
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Anyone can fly!
If one can,
Anyone can.
All you got to do is try.
Spread your arms
to reach the sky,
and you'll know the reason why anyone can fly.
Obstacle 1:
Sick a lot as a kid… used that time to develop a love of art
Obstacle 2:
Parents couldn’t afford much…
has great memories of the
things they could afford
Obstacle 3:
Was a woman and an African American… Used both of those
things to choose the kind of art she would
become successful at