NYC's first 'Black Lives Matter' mural painted on Brooklyn street

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Monday, June 15, 2020
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New York City now has its first 'Black Lives Matter' street mural.

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- New York City now has its first 'Black Lives Matter' street mural.

The mural is on Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant in bright yellow paint.

On Saturday afternoon, a number of local leaders helped begin the work. People like Attorney General Letita James and the Reverend Al Sharpton.

Mayor de Blasio says he wants a 'Black Lives Matter' mural on a prominent street in every borough.

The idea was inspired by the street mural painted earlier this month on a street leading up to the White House in Washington, D-C, following proests over George Floyd's death.

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