An amazing new street mural on Cleveland’s east side was hit with vandalism overnight.
It was the new ‘Black Lives Matter’ artwork that was created on E. 93rd Street.
From WEWS News 5 Cleveland:
Phrases like “Stop killing each other” and “BLM is Marxist” were written inside some of the creatively-decorated letters of the mural, which spans the street with the words “Black Lives Matter” spelled out on the asphalt.
Ricky Smith, a local artist who led the art project in response to the protests of police violence and racial injustices across the country, remained optimistic after learning of the vandalism, responding to News 5’s inquiry, “It’s cool. It’s expected. I just go down and repaint it.”
Smith told a user on social media he was not going to let any of the vandalism ruin the project.
Each letter had a unique design that was created by different artists from the Cleveland area. They each had the innovation that was able to fit with the mission of the massive project.
Since the development of the mural, members of the community have visited the location to see how the progress.
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Article Courtesy of WEWS News 5 Cleveland
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Black Twitter Fumes As Terry Crews Worries About 'Black Lives Better' Becoming A Thing
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Another sleepless night thinking about #ElijahMcClain and— Holly Robinson Peete😷🥰 (@hollyrpeete) June 30, 2020
I woke up worrying about how to prevent my sweet special son from meeting a similar fate and
you woke up worried about *checks tweet again*... #blacklivesBETTER ?? 😳
We are aiming for equal!
😑going back to sleep🤦🏽♀️🙏🏽 https://t.co/E7Cfr9WVsp
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Fam what's wrong with Terry Crews? pic.twitter.com/I2j8bSs6py— Extra Gravy Podcast (@ThatDudeMCFLY) June 30, 2020
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Black people: We’re starving!— michaelharriot (@michaelharriot) June 30, 2020
Terry Crews: But what about those who have more than enough food? We must ensure their bellies remain full!
Say what you will about @terrycrews but you have to admire his dedication to centering whiteness.
Ok... Maybe you don’t HAVE TO. https://t.co/5goyvuDreH
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Terry Crews is pretending he doesn’t understand that Black people are simply asking to be equally and with fairness. No one is asking to be treated better than others. We are asking for the BARE ASS MINIMUM. And, here comes this clown.— ArrestElizabethFromKnoxville (@KirkWrites79) June 30, 2020
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Terry crews : we’re getting backlash on twitter again— John (@iam_johnw) June 30, 2020
His PR team after quitting : pic.twitter.com/1v8etUJSFv
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I’ve never seen someone so DETERMINED to be a COON as much as Terry Crews!— Jessica Fyre 💫 (@TheJessieWoo) June 30, 2020
It’s truly sad to watch.
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Whenever I see Terry Crews name trending on here pic.twitter.com/iqI47A3ATZ— agatha k. plummer (@Shadynasty15) June 30, 2020
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Someone please take Terry Crews phone.— The Bearded Educator (@LiteraryBeardo) June 30, 2020
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We’re not just asking for the Bare Minimum anymore🙄 We’re asking for Equity!!!! “Terry Crews” https://t.co/TCtEKsosAQ— Limu Negru (@i_noire) June 30, 2020
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At this point whenever I see terry crews trending I’m just like pic.twitter.com/RKnk0r1YIb— Merry Crisis (@avianbones) June 30, 2020
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this is the only acceptable thing to do to Terry Crews' phone pic.twitter.com/0saXxWmMP3— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) June 30, 2020