Black Lives Taken by Police

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Title

Black Lives Taken by Police

Coverage

W Mifflin Street, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Description

"Black Lives Taken By Police" written above dozens of names of Black people that have been killed by police. The names are accompanied by the designated city's police department and the year. The earliest listing is from 1920 and the most recent listing is 2020. The mural writes on the bottom: "Know there are too many names to fit here" and "Beginning as slave patrols in the south and immigrant control in the north, police forces were not designed for public safety".

Rights

Photographer: Emily Magyar

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

EM

Identifier

UAM-GF_2246

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