As mass protests continue nationwide against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis, Brooklyn officials unveiled a new “Black Lives Matter” mural along the newly co-named “Black Lives Matter Boulevard” in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday.
The demonstration — which included a live painting of the mural, and more than a dozen speeches by local elected officials and advocates — was capped with the uncovering of the new street sign at the corner of Court and Joralemon streets. The new additions will serve as a reminder not only to passersby, but more importantly to judges, legislators and other decision makers working out of nearby buildings that Black lives matter, speakers said.
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