Jacob Lawrence, "There are Many Churches in Harlem" (1943)
Jacob Lawrence, There Are Many Churches in Harlem. The People Are Very Religious (1943)
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July 23, 2003:

When I was little our home faced a Protestant church. My mother kept incense burning always, and also placed a small statue of the Laughing Buddha in a windowsill facing the street.

"To drive away the Evil from over there," she said, pointing.