Anti-Racism & Social Justice

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Anti-Racism & Social Justice

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This collection includes a wide range of imagery addressing anti-racism and the path to achieve social justice.

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The meaning of Black power
A Black Power fist annotated with text reading "Call to action; Justice; Unity; Wisdom; Freedom; Loyalty; Community; Determination; Perseverance." Red text and outline of the fist against a black background.

Mother Brother
Silhouette of a white head against a black background with text reading "Mother, mother, there's too many of you dying, Brother, brother, there's too many of you dying."
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NO JUSTICE NO PEACE!!!
A plywood board on the exterior of a restaurant on University Ave W in the Frogtown neighborhood of St Paul.

Black letters spell out: "NO JUSTICE NO PEACE!!!" Three exclamation points after peace and peace is underlined.

Healing Together
A plywood mural protecting a storefront. It reads: "one frogtown one love" "healing together" "Justice 4 George"

The background is combination unpainted and yellow. The middle of the mural has some flowers painted on it and a black silouette of a…

BLM Hair - Hands Up, Don't Shoot
Two painted panels on the same wall. The first is yellow with Black person in the center. Their hair forms the acronym "BLM." The second panel is purple with black silhouette legs, arms, and head with "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" on the torso area.

Dismantle White Supremacy Dog
Black panels with a white skinny dog in the center. To its left is "Dismantle White Supremacy" and to its right is "BLM."

All Love
A mural depicting many characters and open spaces for others to contribute thoughts, statements, and questions to the viewer. Created adjacent to the Capitol Hill Organized Protest.

Hands Up, Don't Shoot
White painted panels show a black silhouette with hands raised in the center. The silhouette is wearing a white shirt with red text reading "Hands Up, Don't Shoot." Around the figure are flowers.

A Symbol of Black Lives Matter in Rockford, IL
The mural was painted in late June 2020 on the Alpine Dam in Rockford, Illinois. The wall has been used a as community graffiti wall for 60 years. The mural depicted Symbol — the 47-foot tall steel sculpture at Rockford, Illinois' Sinnissippi Park —…

Fence signs: Defund & White Responsibility
Two painted signs hanging from a blue fence. First sign has a background of loosely-painted trees, and the words "De-fund the police"; second sign has a backdrop of clover, and the words "Racism is the fault & responsibility of white people."
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