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In Uptown, the mosaics at 2 schools reflect the community and their missions

Sep 18, 2020 - Chicago Sun-Times

The works created by the Green Star Movement for Uplift Community High School and the People's Music School aim to reflect and beautify the community. Look closely at the colorful mosaic outside Uplift Community High School in Uptown, and you'll see thousands of ceramic tiles that together form giant images of community activists and protesters.

There's an image of a woman fighting, part of an indigenous Mexican social movement, a bandana covering her face, her wrists breaking free of th...