II: THE WOMEN THAT RAISE US
Raise: /rāz/ verb
To set up the framework of: relationships, an individual
To lift or move to a higher position
To grow or breed, care for, or promote the growth
To increase the (value) of a community
By exploring their multiple identities, roles, and methods of expression, this installment exemplifies the everyday bonding, kinship, and forces of women of color. Through visual and written works, the collection highlights the impact of the physical presence, the internal presence, and the omnipresence of the women that frame our present and future - the women that raise us.