Say Their Names

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Say Their Names

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This collection references specific BIPOC victims of police brutality and racially-motivated vigilante acts of violence.

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In Memory Shane
A figure's face is painted on the side of a building in white, blue, and red. Next to the figure, is a red heart with white wings. Around the heart, a date is written in blue, and "In Memory Shane" is written in white. Inside of the heart is a male…

FOREVER--Breonna Taylor and Jatarius Tolbert
This mural is located on the back side of Grandmas in da Kitchen. The mural stretches the length of the building. On the left is a grey-toned portrait of Breonna Taylor. On the right side is a portrait of Jatarius Tolbert.

Jatarius Tolbert,…

Say Their Names, Mending Walls RVA
A monumental portrait of Richmond-based rapper and emcee, Radio Blitz, surrounded by the names of many individuals whose lives were lost to racial violence. Radio Blitz has his hands raised in the air and his gaze focuses upwards. The names are…

Say Her Name
Spray-painted in orange on the street is "Say Her Name."

Stronger Together
Three signs are tied to a street sign pole. The first sign reads "Say Their Names." The second sign reads "They Matter" with images of victims of police brutality. Some of these images depict George Floyd, Philando Castile, and Michelle Shirley. The…

Justiça por Moïse sticker
A sticker reading "Justiça por Moïse" with a photographic portrait of Moïse Kabagambe. The sticker is adhered to a garbage bin.

Say His Name- Tony McDade
A poster depicts an image of a Black man named Tony McDade who died on May 27, 2020 as the result of a violent interaction with the police. Below his image, it reads "Rest In Power."

Antwon Rose Jr. No Justice No Peace
A yellow poster board has an image of a young Black boy, Antwon Rose Jr., who was fatally shot by a police officer June 19, 2018. Written on the poster in block letters is "Antwon Rose Jr. No Justice No Peace."

Say Her Name- Michelle Cusseaux
A yellow poster depicts an image of a Black woman named Michelle Cusseaux who died on August 13, 2014 as the result of a violent interaction with the police. Above her image, it reads "#SayHerName."

RIP Amir graffiti
Graffiti painted on the glass shop window reading "RIP Amir."
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