From the New York Times:
The sculpture, of an African-American man in streetwear and mounted on a horse, was unveiled Friday and will eventually move to Richmond, Va., home to a number of Confederate memorials. … The figure astride the horse has dreadlocks, a hoodie and ripped jeans.
Kehinde Wiley is the gay African-American contractor who got the commission to do the official Barack Obama portrait as Homer Simpson receding into the hedge and somehow had his Chinese outsourcers paint Obama with six fingers.
Why does NYC not have a 70′ tall statue of the King of Wakanda? Is NYC racist?