When Margaret Burroughs died late last year the arts community lost a giant. Burroughs co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American Art but she was more than a curator and administrator. She was also a teacher and practicing artist. For writer Rita Coburn Whack, Burroughs had another great quality – she was someone always willing to lend a hand.
Coburn Whack is also the producer of Maya Angelou’s Black History Month Special which will on WBEZ on Feb. 20.