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Book details the life of the 'South Side Venus'

South Side Venus details the life of African American artist, teacher and community organizer Dr. Margaret Burroughs. 

Professor and author Dr. Mary Ann Cain wrote South Side Venus.

Dr. Cain says Burrough's visited Fort Wayne's Weisser Park Youth Center and left a local, regional, national and international impact.

To celebrate the release of the book Dr. Cain is hosting Celebrating Art as Activism on February 8th.

The event will feature poetry, dancing and music, plus a tribute to Dr. Margaret Burroughs.

A wine and cheese reception will be followed by a talk and book signing with Dr. Mary Ann Cain.

Celebrating Ar as Activism will be at Arts United from 6-9 p.m.

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