South Side Onlookers
Elevated view of a group of people, among them photographer Billy 'Fundi' Abernathy (in blue denim shirt), gathered near the intersection of 43rd Street and Langley Avenue in the South Side neighborhood, Chicago, Illinois, 1967. They were gathered to watch the creation of the Wall of Respect, a large mural (conceived by the Organization of Black American Culture, or OBAC) depicting images of 'Black Heroes' as positive role models for identity, community formation, and revolutionary action, which was a public example of the Black Arts Movement. (Photo by Robert Abbott Sengstacke/Getty Images)
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Robert Abbott Sengstacke / Contributor
January 01, 1967
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