Robert S. Abbott & His Newsboys Sculpture Tribute Project

The Concept

Robert S. Abbott has been honored in a moving and dramatic sculpture that pays tribute to his lifelong commitment for the advancement of people of color through activist journalism and a heartfelt belief in racial unity, His commitment to a society based on equality and opportunity will live through this stirring portrayal of Abbott as the mentor and benefactor of his beloved newspaper delivery boys. 

The Artist's Tribute

A sculpture of the noted publisher of the Chicago defender newspaper is being cast as a limited editions bronze series to be displayed at historic venues to  serve as a collaborative tribute to one of the most noteworthy and influential businessmen and philanthropists of the 20th century. The works will be on permanent display at Hampton University, Ft. Frederica National Park, The Robert S. Abbott Race Unity Institute.and the historic Chicago Defender Publishing House.

You Can Play a Part

Your modest support for the crowd funding efforts of this project will bring this exciting tribute series forth for countless numbers of people to be touched and transformed by learning and continuing the spirit of unity that Robert S. Abbott committed his life to. Support the The Robert S, Abbott Sculpture Tribute Project.