In 1968, America was in a moment of terrible disunity. In April, Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated by a racist at a motel in Tennessee, leaving a chasm in the heart of the civil rights movement and the march toward equality. And while this terrible act of racial hatred was still vivid in the minds of America, Robert Kennedy was killed in June, deepening the fractures in our civic body and pulling the bowstring on our patience close to snapping.
Written the day before the inauguration, and more important than ever.
Eventually RAO's website will be fully operational just like the Death Star. For now, RAO is scrambling to do many things with little disposable money, so building our website is low on the priority list. But in the interest of keeping our modest base informed about what's going on, I thought I'd update all the GOOD THINGS that have happened as a result of Revolution Art Offensive going live only a few months ago.