Lawrence quilter and historian Marla Jackson believes her calling is to unfold neglected stories of Black history. Heading into the next few years, she plans to do that and much more.
Lawrence quilter and historian Marla Jackson tells powerful stories of Black resistance and freedom through textile art with vibrant colors, patterns and pieces of history.
An upcoming short-form documentary project, “Queen Bee: African American Women Stitching Freedom,” will tell the stories of well-known Lawrence quilter Marla Arna Jackson and her contemporaries.
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