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Black Emergency Cultural Coalition

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BLACK HISTORY’S OVERLOOKED BOOKS

The books listed below suggest that February might be better called Black Histories Month, given that Black American artists and their artistic methods, personal philosophies, and aspirations have taken different routes. These divergences are both more compelling to study and more accurate to reality than picturing the past in overly broad strokes. Some books are easier to find than others. All are worth the effort.
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BENNY ANDREWS

In the exhibition "Benny Andrews: Portraits, A Real Person Before the Eyes" at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, the artist uses collage-based paintings to tell the stories of his friends and family.
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