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Bananas on Grove

is an installation by Rachel McGovern:

THE BANANA REPUBLIC. INSTALLATION. 2013.

1970: VCU student activist closed the 1100 block of Grove Ave. in Richmond, VA. Proclaiming it, “The Banana Republic” a student run government, in an act again the Vietnam War. The blockade last a whole week until the Richmond Police, armed with police dogs, shut down the blockade with ten students being arrested and incarcerated.

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