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Noni Olabisi’s painting "To Protect and Serve"—perhaps the most controversial mural in Los Angeles in the past 80 years—features a positive depiction of the Black Panther Party and its contributions to the African-American community. Such information about the party's constructive role is nowhere to be found in school textbooks.

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On Feb. 25 the Santa Monica City Council votes on whether Paul Conrad's peace sculpture should be knocked over and replaced with retail development. Because nothing says we should work to prevent nuclear self-annihilation like a Tommy Bahama, a food court and a lighted fountain full of pennies tossed by shoppers wishing for world peace with their eyes closed.Nothing says we should work to prevent nuclear self-annihilation like a Tommy Bahama, a food court and a fountain full of pennies tossed by shoppers wishing for world peace with their eyes closed.

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This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: According to former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the president didn't buy into his own strategy Also, what's up with Dennis Rodman? Saving public art And we remember Amiri Barakacom/avbooth/category/truthdig_radio/" title="Truthdig Radio">Truthdig Radio: According to former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the president didn't buy into his own strategy.

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For the past 22 years, the city of Santa Monica has had one of the most significant public political artworks in the nation, installed adjacent to the Santa Monica Civic Center in the tourism hub of this beachside town.For the past 22 years, the city of Santa Monica has had one of the most significant public political artworks in the nation.

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