Art exhibit remembers Trayvon Martin in 'Hooded Truths'

South Side Community Art Center exhibit runs through July 20.

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By Ashley Lisenby

Digital Editor

Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and slain South Side teen Hadiya Pendleton are three out of 33 hooded images on display at the South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan Avenue, until Sunday, July 20 according to a DNAinfo report.

A year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty on July 13, 2013 of second-degree murder and manslaughter concerning the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, many still grapple with the social, political and legal questions surrounding the shooting.

"The hoodie has become synonymous with the continuation of injustice," said "Hooded Truths" artist Candace Hunter in her artist's statement.

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