Washington DC paints a message of "An Important Black Life" on the way to the White House

Washington DC paints a message of “An Important Black Life” on the way to the White House

This mega signage project spans two streets from 16th Street, a central hub that leads directly south to the White House. Each of the bold sixteen yellow letters stretches across the street with two paths, creating an unmistakable visual vision that can be easily seen by air cameras and almost anyone within a few blocks.

City workers began to paint
The mayor’s office told CNN that Mayor Muriel Bawser called the painters and started working early Friday morning. Bowser was officially considered the 16th Street section that holds the mural Complete “Black Lives Matter Plaza” with a new street sign.

“As Washington – we simply want to be here together safely to demonstrate that in America – you can assemble peacefully, you can bring grievances to your government, and you can ask for change,” Boozer told reporters outside St. John’s Church next to Lafayette Park.

“We are here peacefully as Americans in American streets and in the streets of the capital,” said Bowser, apparently referring to his latest clash with the federal government over their attempts to monitor the capital’s streets.

Chapter DC of the World Wide Web criticized black life gesture issue.

“This is my performance distraction from real political changes. Bawser was on the wrong side of BLMDC history. This is appeasement of white liberals while ignoring our demands. Black Lives Matter means abolishing the police,” the group said on Twitter.

Washington has been the site of more than a week of protests in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. St. John’s Church, the site of President Trump’s highly criticized image during a peaceful protest, is located along the road that now carries a BLM message. They will continue at the end of this week, including Saturday, which is expected to result in high turnout.

Correction: This piece has been updated with new information to the effect that the mayor of Washington, DC has been commissioned by the board.

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