Protesters painted “DEFUND THE POLICE” in massive yellow letters on the street just a block from the White House.
Tonight local black organizers expanded @MayorBowser famous mural in front of the WH which now reads "Black Lives Matter = Defund The Police." @DMVBlackLives @byp100 #DefundThePolice #DefundPolice pic.twitter.com/Rp4jemOEuh
— The South (@the____south) June 7, 2020
D.C. Mayor Bowser on what happens next with the "Defund the Police" message added to the newly painted Black Lives Matter street mural.
(For context, BLM organizers called Bowser's street mural "performative.") pic.twitter.com/gxjN5KO4fM
— The Recount (@therecount) June 7, 2020
Happening Now: Black Lives Matter Plaza is getting another street mural, being painted by protestors. It says “Defund The Police” @nbcwashington
— Jackie Bensen (@jackiebensen) June 7, 2020
Here is the finished product:
s/o to whoever painted over the stars pic.twitter.com/0qKnalRZi8
— ron thompson (@rondtjr) June 7, 2020