This piece meant to express my anger and sadness over how people of African descent continue to be regarded and treated, not only in the US but across the world. What’s being removed from her head is an Egyptian-style crown like that Nefertiti wore.
I drew this one a couple of months back and tried submitting it to the American Writers’ Journal. They told me they would feature it in their Aptril 2016 issue, but apparently on March 26th they closed down due to a lack of perceived interest. So I have chosen to upload it here instead.