Since Washington, D.C. painted “Black Lives Matter” across 16th St. on June 5, cities around the country followed with their own murals. It’s a public art movement unrivaled in recent street art history. Here’s a look at murals from around the U.S.:
Asheville, North Carolina
Brooklyn, New York
Charlotte, North Carolina
*this mural was painted over by the city’s street department, Florissant Police Department officer Steve Michael told BuzzFeed News, because “it is illegal to paint the roadway” and it “has absolutely nothing to do with the message.”
This mural in front of the Contra Costa District Attorney's office was vandalized by a couple who were later charged with a hate crime.
New York, New York
This mural was painted on Fifth Ave. just outside Trump Tower.
Oark Park, Illinois
This mural was vandalized to say “All Lives Matter.”
Park City, Utah
Raleigh, North Carolina
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St. Louis, Missouri
St. Petersburg, Florida
San Diego, California
San Francisco, California
San Jose, California
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Staten Island, New York
Update: This post has been updated with additional murals.