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A Black soldier sits in the center of this mural behind a grey wash, his gaze penetrating the viewer. He wears a camo helmet with text saying, “war is hell.” The mural is split into two different times, 1970 (on the left) and 2020 (on the right). Red…

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Large, block, capital letters saying “Power to the People” dominate this mural. The letters of the word “people” also serve as a platform for four multi-racial figures to stand on, holding their right fist up in solidarity. The figures are wearing…

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Three wise monkeys embodying the Japanese proverbial principle “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” are front and center in this mural. Each monkey expresses a single principle using an action as well as accompanying text. The monkeys are…

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The remnants of previous graffiti peek out underneath splotches of black paint added to the plywood. Each of the three black areas of the panels features careful white outlines of different fragments of a scene described by a quote in the upper left…

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Four figures, outlined in white paint, emerge from the scrawls of black paint inconsistently covering the plywood panels. Three figures are clustered to the left, while one stands alone on the right.

The leftmost figures are a man wearing only…

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The eye is immediately drawn to the rightmost edge of the plywood panel, where two large brown eyes emerge from a vivd red background. Underneath the eyes, budding trees are surrounded by discarded guns pointing upwards toward the sky.

In the…

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In all-capitalized letters, "Love Power" is written across the top of the mural in bold pink lettering, shadowed by black paint to create a three-dimensional impact.

Beneath Love Power, a wide array of imagery comes together to form one piece.…

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Mural at the B Bar and Grill on East 4th Street. Repurposed cardboard protest signs including: "Black Lives Matter", "Say Their Names", "8 Can't Wait", "Justice for George Floyd". Mural featuring warm colors (coral, burgundy, red, orange, yellow) and…

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A George Floyd memorial piece by KARS amidst other recent graffiti found on a freight line beneath Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

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A candle memorial with pillows, a poster, markers, flowers, and images of Tamir Rice. Above the memorial is a cardboard sign reading "Happy Birthday Tamir Rice" in flowing script. Around the memorial are other signs such as "Defund and Divest" and…
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