Protest art covered shuttered businesses for months at Black Lives Matter Plaza. Now it has a new home.
Some of that artwork, particularly from Black Lives Matter Plaza in D.C., will be part of an art gallery commemorating last summer’s events.
Activists remove and save art on fence near Black Lives Matter Plaza in D.C.
Snapshots from inauguration day - on the streets of Washington, DC. A checkpoint to enter the closed off areas around the White House; the National Guard walking around; a small group gathered at Black Lives Matter Plaza to celebrate. @NPR
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City bringing out all the pageantry across the street from the White House. A city worker in a cherry picker bearing the DC flag just put up a sign symbolically renaming 16th Street “Black Lives Matter Plaza NW”
Hundreds painted the words “End Racism Now” on a street in Philadelphia, along with a list of names of those killed in incidents of police violence. The project echoes a similar painting on a street in Washington, D.C. that has since been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza.
The road leading to the White House is now Black Lives Matter Plaza, and has been emblazoned with three words: BLACK LIVES MATTER.