Jeff W. Huebner | For the Sun-Times
Freelance contributor to Chicago Sun-Times
After creating it nearly half a century ago, she came back to the southwest suburb for a third time to refresh the iconic mural.
Painted 50 years ago, they still reflect people’s hopes and struggles, heritage and resistance, particularly of the Puerto Rican community, mural expert Jeff W. Huebner writes.
His public art has had a lasting impact, demonstrating that people have the power to use culture as a weapon in, as MLK put it, ‘the long and bitter, but beautiful, struggle for a new world,’ according to writer Jeff W. Huebner.