What did Charles White do?

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Charles Wilbert White, Jr.
(April 2, 1918 – October 3, 1979) was an American artist known for his chronicling of African American related subjects in paintings, drawings, lithographs, and murals. White's best known work is The Contribution of the Negro to American Democracy, a mural at Hampton University.

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Thereof, what is Charles White known for?

Painting

Additionally, is Charles White still alive? Deceased (1918–1979)

Also asked, where did Charles White live?

White lived in Chicago, New York, and, finally, Los Angeles over the course of his career, and was a critical member of creative communities in each of these cities. He counted photographer Gordon Parks, painter Jacob Lawrence, and singer and actor Harry Belafonte as friends and colleagues.

When did Charles White die?

October 3, 1979

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Who was Charles White?

Charles Wilbert White, Jr.
(April 2, 1918 – October 3, 1979) was an American artist known for his chronicling of African American related subjects in paintings, drawings, lithographs, and murals. White's best known work is The Contribution of the Negro to American Democracy, a mural at Hampton University.

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