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Interviews of AfriCOBRA founders, 2010

Historical Note

AfriCOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artists) is an African American artist collective founded in 1968, first as COBRA (Coalition of Black Revolutionary Artists), in Chicago, Illinois. AfriCOBRA artists were associated with the Black Arts Movement and the group grew out of discussions on how their art could express a Black aesthetic. The AfriCOBRA philosophy emphasized positive revolutionary ideas and community effort.