"Testimony: Narrative of a Negress, Burdened by Good Fortune,"
Thursday, Jul. 22, 2004; 1:36 PM
In the works that made her famous, Kara Walker took the elegant silhouetted figures of Enlightenment art, and used them to build pictures of the nightmare world of slavery. In her new video, we watch as the tables are turned in the antebellum South, with enslaved blacks becoming owners of rich whites.