Visual Metaphor Examples


This post compares these famous victims of police brutality to the See No Evil, Hear No Evil, and Speak No Evil characters representing that these victims are often not represented and cannot go against the “evils” of authority figures.


This metaphor shows that Black Americans, especially young men, are blinded by the freedoms of their countries and are being murdered by other American citizens.

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This metaphor compares Lady Liberty, who represents Freedom and Equality to American citizens, dressed as member of the KKK, who popularly discriminates, kills, and attacks African Americans for decades.


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