Peace on Earth by Charles Henry Alston

Peace on Earth by Charles Henry Alston

We present this image by Charles Henry Alston to honor our veterans, more than 100,000 of whom will be homeless Christmas Day. A central figure in the Harlem Renaissance Movement, Alston knew the towering musical figures of the day, such as Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. He made this drawing while staff artist for the Office of War Information in 1940.

Je Suis Charlie

Je Suis Charlie

Political cartoons hold an honored place at EarthDesk. Our weekly feature, EarthDesk Sunday, has presented the works of cartoonists from around the globe more than fifty times in the last 18 months. On January 7, masked gunmen armed with assault weapons attacked the...
Peace on Earth by Charles Henry Alston

Peace on Earth by Charles Henry Alston

We present this image by Charles Henry Alston to honor our veterans, more than 100,000 of whom will be homeless Christmas Day. Alston was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance Movement. He created this drawing while staff artist for the Office of War Information in 1940.