This autobiographical work recounts a childhood memory. The little girl is up late at night reading the book, Roots by Alex Haley while watching teenagers hold a middle of the night fight party. The painting is named Breeda's Story after teen on the artist's street who was named Breeda and who died a young death due to a health complication. She was present in the actual event depicted in the painting.
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