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White Artist 'Kidnaps' Rosa Parks' Detroit Home, Saves It From Demolition

The Detroit home where civil rights activist Rosa Parks lived during the 1950s and ‘60s was facing demolition until Berlin-based artist Ryan Mendoza interfered. Mendoza, a white artist who admits he is an “imperfect candidate” for this particular project, stepped in to save the pioneering civil rights leader’s former home. He did so, however, quite unorthodoxly, by effectively kidnapping it.
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