Protesters Paint ‘Defund The Police’ in Giant Block Letters on Washington D.C. Streets
Protesters in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night appended the new “Black Lives Matter” message painted in enormous letters on a city street — which was photographed from space earlier — with the message “= Defund the Police” in equally huge lettering.
The moment was caught on camera, of course.
Black Lives Matter organizers are painting “Defund the Police” in yellow paint on 16th Street right now pic.twitter.com/62zFMPXXOo
— Samantha Schmidt (@schmidtsam7) June 7, 2020
— GOBA (@kadiagoba) June 7, 2020
You can also see a view from above in this MSNBC report from Garrett Haake.
Another image shared on Twitter appears to be a similar painted message from a different area of town and earlier in the day.
In response to Mayor Bowser’s BLM street mural, protesters painted “defund police” at Pennsylvania & 14th Streets NW.
— Amanda Michelle Gómez ???? (@amanduhgomez) June 7, 2020
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