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Artists, volunteers paint mural of Breonna Taylor in Annapolis park

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WBFF) -- During the 4th of July weekend, artists and volunteers gathered to paint a mural of Breonna Taylor in an Annapolis park.

The finished 7,000-square-foot mural can be found on a basketball court in Chambers Park in Annapolis.



The project was led by Annapolis-based Future History Now, a non-profit art collective that creates murals with youth facing adversity in underserved communities, according to their website.

The idea came about after co-founder Jeff "Jahru" Huntington and two of the group's teaching artists, Deonte Ward and Comacell Brown, painted a mural of George Floyd that included the names of other Black Americans killed at the hands of police, Future History Now's co-founder Julia Gibb told CNN.


Taylor's death was mentioned in many of the national demonstrations over police brutality.

The Louisville Metro police department has fired one of the police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

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