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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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…

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."

Amir Locke RIP graffiti at Loyola University, Chicago
Graffiti on a campus building at Loyola University, Chicago reading "RIP Amir Locke" and "Amir Locke Was Murdered"

Amir Locke graffiti at Loyola University, Chicago
Graffiti on campus buildings at Loyola University, Chicago reading "Amir Locke" and "RIP Amir Locke"

Amir Locke graffiti (documenting removal) at Loyola University Chicago
Graffiti on campus buildings at Loyola University, Chicago. Graffiti reads "___ Amir Locke" The photograph shows a worker removing the graffiti.

Amir Locke graffiti
Graffiti on the WCCO building in downtown Minneapolis reading "Amir Locke"
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