Defaced "HOLD POLICE ACCOUNTABLE" and I CANT BREATHE Tribute

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Title

Defaced "HOLD POLICE ACCOUNTABLE" and I CANT BREATHE Tribute

Coverage

Burch Steak at 1933 Colfax Ave S

Description

White panel with blue painted text at top reading "HOLD POLICE ACCOUNTABLE."

Below text are nine pages of paper with "STOP MURDERING PEOPLE OF COLOR." Six have been defaced: three with brown spray-paint covering the word "Murdering" and three completely spray-painted over. The result is three pages reading "Stop People of Color."

Beneath these pages is a red painted "REFORM" and black inked text reading "Is Impossible!" The latter has been completely spray-painted over while "Reform" and been crossed out with pen.

Two panels to the left of the white sign have a portrait of George Floyd and the words "I CANT BREATHE" in white text.

Source

Defaced "HOLD POLICE ACCOUNTABLE" and I CANT BREATHE Tribute plywood mural was included in the exhibit, "Justice For George: Messages From The People," on May 22nd, 2021.

Rights

Froukje Akkerman
Exhibit Photographer: Todd Lawrence

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Contributor

SE
Update: RW

Identifier

UAM-GF_0480

Spatial Coverage

Minneapolis

Relation

Minnesota

Extent

United States

Original Format

Paint and paper on plywood

Geolocation

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