…but then Detroit is my home town. And even though I haven’t lived in the city proper since the sixties, I was in and out of the ‘burbs until the turn of the century and I’ve seen what progressivism and racism have done to it. And that black fist was pretty much the final insult for me. So as public art goes, I found it rather appropriate.
The city fathers, oddly, disagreed and for once they found the necessary resources for getting rid of it immediately available.