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