By Mary L. Datcher

This past weekend, six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire, Miami Heat’s power forward and center, along with internationally acclaimed visual artist and Chicago native, Hebru Brantley, joined together for a live art installation for community children at Little Black Pearl Art and Design Academy. The event set the stage to inspire kids to engage in the arts.
Throughout the evening, Stoudemire and Brantley painted several paintings with the children as Amar’e took breaks to autograph basketballs. Hebru Brantley was invited to create an interactive experience for the students at Little Black Pearl.

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