Professor Cherny: Controversial Mural Intended to Provide 'Counter Narrative' on U.S. Slave Trade

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
USA TODAY -- Robert Cherny, a professor emeritus at San Francisco State University and biographer of Arnautoff, said at a school board meeting in March 2018 that the mural’s purpose was to provide a “counter narrative” for students about westward expansion and the country’s slave trade, according to local news outlet the Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon.