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California City Removes BLM Mural After Real Estate Attorney Asks For Pro-Trump Message To Be Added

The Guardian-

Officials in Redwood City, just south of San Francisco, had a Black Lives Matter street mural scrubbed away overnight despite giving the artist permission to paint the message.

Redwood City resident Dan Pease organized the efforts to install the temporary mural as part of a Fourth of July public art celebration after getting approval from the city, which also supplied the yellow poster board paint that would gradually wash away, according to KPIX, a local CBS affiliate.

But last Thursday, the city quietly removed the mural after receiving a request from the local real estate attorney Maria Rutenburg, who is white, to add a message of her own: Maga 2020, Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan.

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1 comment

  1. Black Lives matter represents the injustice black people and other minorities face in this hostile climate. You can fight racial injustice with racism. MAGA is a symbol of hate. The real problem are the city officials of redwood city for allowing this mess to happen.


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