George Mitchell paints inspirational works about African-American athletes

George Mitchell was paralized when shot by his stepfather in Durham in 2003. He creates large, colorful paintings inspired by the achievements of African-American athletes. What inspires him? “the challenge, the struggle.”
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George Mitchell was paralized when shot by his stepfather in Durham in 2003. He creates large, colorful paintings inspired by the achievements of African-American athletes. What inspires him? “the challenge, the struggle.”

He was shot and paralyzed. Inspired by black athletes, his art honors their struggle.

February 14, 2018 02:50 PM