The pieces in this collection provide instructional or informational messages, such as "children live here," or "minority owned business."
"Our Streets" painted on a plywood mural in black, white, teal, and yellow.
Colorful block letters reading "MGM is Open" on a pale green background. Darker green abstract, wing-like forms extend on either side of the block containing the words. MGM refers to Midtown Global Market.
Written in red spray paint across several plywood boards, "I Assure You We're Open."
Fresh plywood was hung on Midtown Global Market during the time of Derek Chauvin's trial in anticipation of potential conflicts. This instructional panel reads "I assure you we're open."
The gas station sign at People's Way has been used as a countdown to the Trial. It reads "George Floyd Trial in 2 days." Under this reads a sheet reading "Black Joy."
"We Keep the Fires That Keep Our People Warm" is printed on an informational sign which includes a picture of a fire and information on donating money for firewood.
A paper sign reads "POC Lives Here." Above this handmade sign, a more mass produced sign with a portrait of George Floyd is placed.
A stencil painted in blue on a trash bin. It reads "Jacob Stop Killing Native People"
An image of Ghandi Mahal with a Minority Owned and Justice for George Floyd sign on May 28, 2020. The building was destroyed on May 28th. The second photo showing destruction of the building dates from June 1, 2020.
Painted panels with a red and gold flower in the left corner. White text reading "I Have Decided To Stick With Love. Hate Is Too Great A Burden To Bear. - MLK." A red heart with "Black Lives Matter" in white lettering is to the right. "We're OPEN…