The US Prison System is Legalized Slavery and Silence is Compliance

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Title

The US Prison System is Legalized Slavery and Silence is Compliance

Coverage

Hopcat, 222 W Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703

Description

Four different works of street art are on boards. One features a Black individual surrounded by multi-colored lines with an open mouth reading “The U.S. Prison System is Legalized Slavery”. The second to the left of the door is a portrait of George Floyd wearing a pink sweatshirt. On the doorway are three fists of different skin colors under the words “Silence is Compliance”. The fourth mural is of a heart growing vines and flowers, it reads “Let Black Lives Bloom, Love is in Our Roots”.

Rights

Photograph by Andy Townsend

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

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Identifier

UAM-GF_2112

Original Format

Spray paint on plywood

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