A South Carolina arts museum has pulled a controversial line of jewelry named after Black victims of police brutality after critics accused the creators of turning Black trauma into a commodity.
The collection, titled “Wear Their Names, was released by the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, S.C., last week. It featured jewelry “made out of shattered glass” from windows smashed during Black Lives Matter protests in the city earlier this year. The Gibbes Museum of Art, located in Charleston, S.C. The pieces are named after victims of police brutality. A necklace named “The Breonna,” for Breonna Taylor , was […]