Black Towns Matter Street Mural, Houston, TX

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Creator

Ange Hillz

Title

Black Towns Matter Street Mural, Houston, TX

Coverage

29.816931, -95.391891

Description

Black Towns Matter is written in yellow ("BLACK" and "MATTER") and red ("TOWNS") in paint on the pavement. The "O" of towns features a portrait of George O. Burgess, a black lawyer and the first mayor of Independence Heights, the first black municipality in Texas. The word TOWNS also includes a gray outline of a suburban cityscape, including a church steeple.

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News Coverage by ABC13, Houston Chronicle, and Rice Design Alliance

Tweet by Black Towns Matter on October 5, 2020

Facebook post by Independence Heights Neighborhood on June 21, 2020

Instagram post by Random Rules Studios on June 22, 2020

Rights

Artist: Ange Hillz

Photographer: Fred Agho

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

LA

Spatial Coverage

Located along Link Road in Independence Heights

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