Say Their Names


Say Their Names


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

Collection Items

Nahël | Ni Oubli Ni Pardon graffiti
Graffiti written in black block letters on a stone façade reading "Nahël | Ni Oubli | Ni Pardon | ACAB" (Nahël | Neither Forget | Nor Forgive | ACAB

Paul Castaway at the People's Way
The panels of Paul Castaway and his son were originally painted the summer of 2020; this photograph documents the current state of the panels in May 2023. The panels consist of a colorful portraits of Castaway and his son, along with bears. Paul…

We Remember
A piece of plywood on the side of a building reads "We Remember the unknown
the undocumented Venus Xtravaganza
Monika Diamond Nina Pop Philando Castile
Melissa Ventura Raul Saavedra-Vargas Vinson Ramos
Tony McDade Joseph Finley …

No Justice No Peace
A plywood mural reads "No Justice No Peace" in black, brown, and blue paint. Underneath, are the names of African Americans who are victims of police brutality. Some of the names are "George Floyd," "Breonna Taylor," "Eric Garner," and "Victor…

ARRAY's LEAP Presents “Blue Is The Color We See Before We Die”
Returning to the scene of Yvette Smith’s murder at the hands of Officer Daniel Willis, Delita Martin incorporates patterns, colors, and objects of symbolism into a sweeping mixed-media mural to peel back the mask of Ms. Smith’s murderer. Delita's…

ARRAY's LEAP Presents “248 Black Lives Taken”
DC-based artist Reggie Black was commissioned to hand draw custom lettering used across five statements that resonate with LEAP's mission as we reflected on year one of projects created by artist grantees. Reggie’s project further reflected on LEAP’s…

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,…

Justice For Amir Locke
Portrait of Amir Locke hanging outside of Cup Foods in George Floyd Square.

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…
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