Artist Bisa Butler Uses Quilting to Tell Stories About the African Diaspora

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Bisa Butler is a portrait quiltmaker who uses colorful African textiles to capture personal and historical narratives of Black life. Her subjects range from historical figures like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass to members of Butler's own family. Her mission is for people to look at her artwork and "see the true beauty of Black people."