Red, White, and Blue are the colors of the three great colonial powers – France, Britain, and The United States. Mammy on inset of the “Tricolor” (French Flag), yet she remains closer to her the African colors – green, yellow, and red.
Mammy is cries (red) for all the souls who are still not recognized for their contribution to France - including those Senegalese soldiers who fought and died for France. Since it is frowned upon to be a critic of the French state from within, Mammy cries silently - her only outlet. She remains voiceless and largely invisible, an outsider within.
Ealy Mays' Pop art gallery featuring oil, acrylic, mixed media artwork, and other eclectic narratives of the iconic and historically type-casted characterization of the black woman