While protests continue in the spirit of Black Lives Matter, parts of a mural stating the slogan in Illinois, United States were painted over to instead state “All Lives Matter.”
The tribute was vandalized in the late evening last Tuesday, July 7, as per the Chicago Tribune the day after.
The word “Black” on the artwork was defaced to say “All,” as seen in local teacher-politician Anthony V. Clark’s post on Twitter on July 8.
So in Oak Park, IL, some racist coward defaced Black Lives Matter Mural, to say All Lives Matter.
But is anyone really surprised?
For all pandering communities & business are engaging in, until we are ready to risk & sacrifice, to work to change policy & systems, this is it pic.twitter.com/kLnWLQUKwo
— Anthony V. Clark (@anthonyvclark20) July 8, 2020
Authorities immediately washed the mural after seeing how it was vandalized. The report noted that the artwork was largely restored around 10 a.m. on the same day.
Officials have also planned to m…
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