A transformation in Opa-locka through art

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November 15, 2015

(Miami Herald) Standing outside what was once  Opa-locka’s Thompson Milton E & Sons Roofing building, curator  Tumelo Mosaka said it’s time the community –– and similar communities  receiving national attention –– re-explore the social ills that affect  residents everyday.

For years now, city leaders have  worked to shake the city’s history of crime and violence, and replace it  with an image of the Opa-locka of tomorrow –– a place with a thriving  middle-class community and a vibrant art scene.

Mosaka said last year  the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation’s Art of Transformation  exhibit focused on the origins of the neighborhood and the endeavor to  redefine the the city’s notorious past. This year, the exhibit, called Through the Eyes of Others opening Nov. 6, will  focus on the how artists choose to document these occurrences

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