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From Bohemia to the Black Arts Movement: Recent Books Explore Art Rooted in Chicago’s Urban Space

n 1967, when Black Power activists occupied part of Washington Park and renamed it “Malcolm X Shabbazz Park,” artists from the Organization of Black American Culture (OBAC) were in attendance. They were there not just as fellow activists or to simply lend their techniques to a propaganda stunt. In her book Art for People’s Sake: […]