Remembering AfriCOBRA and the Black Arts Movement in 1960s Chicago

@article{JonesHenderson2012RememberingAA,
  title={Remembering AfriCOBRA and the Black Arts Movement in 1960s Chicago},
  author={Napoleon Jones-Henderson},
  journal={Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art},
  year={2012},
  volume={30},
  pages={103 - 98}
}
This essay, written by one of AfriCOBRA’s members, places the group as an aesthetic life force and a way of seeing the visual world coupled with the social, spiritual, relational, and political realities. The members of AfriCOBRA agitated for a new aesthetic, a new sense of purpose, a new reason for making “art” “IMAGES”: positive images of Black pride, Black self-determination, weapon images in and for the struggle to heal the minds and the souls of Black folk throughout the African Diaspora. 
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