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Kwame Akoto-Bamfo, an artist from Ghana, unveiled his work, Blank Slate Monument, at Saturday’s Juneteenth event at the DuSable Museum of African American History. Photo by Tia C. Jones

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Ghanaian artist unveils sculpture at DuSable Museum

Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo unveiled his sculpture, Blank Slate Monument, outside the DuSable Museum of African American History, located at 740 E. 56th Place, on Saturday, June 19. The unveiling was part of the DuSable Museum’s Juneteenth Celebration, as well as the museum’s first time opening to visitors since it closed in March 2020 due to COVID-19.