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Mary Ann Cain’s South Side Venus: The Legacy of Margaret Burroughs takes readers on a journey of the extraordinary productive life of curator, artist and activist Margaret Burroughs. The long-awaited biography draws on author-based interviews, as well as interviews with peers, colleagues, friends and family, and extensive archival research at the DuSable Museum, the Art…

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View some of Burroughs’ works demonstrating her artistic expression and sign the petition in support of the voice that is an important part of our history. Click here to sign the petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/rename-31st-street-harbor?source=s.icn.em.mt&r_by=8249924 Dr. Margaret Burroughs established the DuSable Museum of African American History, and now it’s time for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District to rename…

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Stephen Flemister, mixed media artist Krista Franklin, poet and visual artist Recent work: “& the invisible, & the unbelievers” Where: The South Side Community Arts Center Do you most often actively seek inspiration or does it find you? Or is there a combination of the two? Krista Franklin: Inspiration is a myth created to feed…

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RHONDA GRAY Art allows the artist  artistic freedom.  Through this the viewer is able to capture a glimpse of what the artist was attempting to express.  Because art is often subjective of what the viewer walks away with, may or may not be what the artist’s original intent.  Delta Sigma Theta’s alumnae chapter presented its…

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