Muriel Bowser, the Mayor of Washington D.C., approved plans to have 𝗕𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀 𝗠𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿 painted on 16th street, leading to the White House. The nearly 600 feet long message was painted on 16th street this morning.
In addition to the “Black Lives Matter” graffiti on the street, D.C mayor officially named the section of 16th street in front of the White House “Black Lives Matter Plaza.”
Mayor Bowser tweeted few hours ago, a video of the bright yellow letters, which run down 16th street near the White House.
John J. Falcicchio, the D.C’s Mayor chief of staff, in response to a local reporter about a “dispute this week about whose street this is,”, Mr. Falcicchio tweeted: “Mayor Bowser wanted to make it abundantly clear that this is DC’s street and to honor demonstrators who peacefully protesting on Monday evening.”
Breonna Taylor, on your birthday, let us stand with determination.— Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) June 5, 2020
Determination to make America the land it ought to be. pic.twitter.com/XOfu6CGEGY
Sources: – etonline – CBS News – NY FAMA –
By Alex Ammohostianos