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Photos from the End Police Brutality Mural project

The beginnings of the Oscar Grant mural

The beginnings of the Oscar Grant mural

A group of Bay Area graffiti artists including Desi of W.O.M.E., Arrow-Soul Council (Epiz, 912, Base 10, Hopes 4, Selk), Mr. E, Melissa and Abicus have been collaborating to create a large scale mural protesting police brutality on the side of a local business on 16th Ave and East 12th Street in Oakland. Christine Joy Ferrer has been taking photos and documenting the process for the Oscar Grant Memorial Arts Project.

 

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Kwan Booth is the co founder and Sr. Community Manager for Oakland Local. A West Oakland resident, Booth is also a creative writer, media consultant and cultural curator. He was recently a recipient of the Society of Professional Journalistā€™s Sigma Delta Chi award for a series on air quality and health issues in West Oakland. He writes at Boothism.com