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A poem written by Miss Mari is on a board. A QR code to scan for the full poem is visible at the bottom of the board. The poem addresses the fears of police brutality that Black people live with every day.

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Surrounded by flowers and other tributes at George Floyd square, an acrostic poem appears using “Floyd.” The vertical letting of “Floyd” is orange outlined in yellow and the following text emerging from “Floyd” are yellow. Reading top to bottom the…

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Portrait of a Black woman with abstract shapes at her neck. a white wavy line extends around the base of the portrait and behind the woman.

"...but still, like air, I"LL RISE! - Maya Angelou," is written in small black text at the bottom.

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A series of panels across several pieces of plywood:
1. Beautifully lettered text in black against a yellow ground. Text reads "Everytime you wash your hands it's a chance for a new beginning." by Hewana Sullivan Janzen.
2. Colorful raised fists…

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Series of black panels with white text.
1. Could we give the police department to the grandmothers?
2.Grandma wants your life to be sweeter. She is the original warrior. and loves you fiercely forever. Give the police department to the…

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Portrait of Maya Angelou and a section of her 'Still I Rise' poem. "You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies. You may trod me in the very dirt but still like dust, I'll rise."

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Maya Angelou on an orange and red background. Her quote, "You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted LIES. You may trod me in the very dirt but still, like dust, I'll RISE" is to her right.
"MAYA ANGELOU" in large white text is at…

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A poster reading "Lake Street Loves" along with a poem by Alaa Haasan. The poem is titled, "Lonely, Lonely," and reads as follows:

My soul dances like a butterfly
Cheerful and smiling
Didn't realize there's no tomorrow
Can't believe that this…

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Text in read reading "ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE PEACE DIDN'T WORK WHAT ELSE CAN WE DO." The first part (up to and including "peace" is in red, and the rest is in black).
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