Learn about Ben Jones, a New Jersey born artist, activist, and professor who has used his art to bring awareness to the plight of people throughout the world, particularly the struggles of the people of Cuba.
New Jersey born Artist, Activist, Professor Ben Jones has used his art to bring awareness to the plight of people throughout the world, with a strong concentration on the struggles of the people of Cuba. Born in 1940 in City of Paterson, NJ, Ben's conscious began to develop EARLY as a Social Activist. His art began to express the conditions and social climate of his time. Over the years, his artwork began to broaden, bringing awareness to environmental disasters as in the BP Oil Spill and also to the revolutionary struggles of the people of Cuba. This documentary is an educational tool for many of our youth, as well as adults to use as an example of what it means to represent something greater than themselves. He is the epitome of the mantra, 'Leave More Than You Take.'