Black Lives Matter street mural finished in 2 days, just in time for Juneteenth (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

Birmingham's Black Lives Matter mural
Black Lives Matter, a new street mural in front of Railroad Park. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

On Thursday, June 18, 2020, the eve of Juneteenth, a diverse group of Birmingham activist, artists and volunteers completed a street mural stating “Black Lives Matter” right in front of Railroad Park, the award-winning city park that was designed to bring Birmingham together for a future that looks different from our past.

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MURAL PHOTOS: How Birmingham businesses + artists are using art to express solidarity for change

#BHAMSTRONG. Photo by Matthew Niblett for BhamNow

We can all probably agree that these past few weeks have been difficult. However, the way the Birmingham community has come together is astounding. I can personally say that I’ve never experienced this magnitude of positivity, support and push towards change in my short 22 years of life. Local businesses and artists are bringing powerful art to storefronts. Let’s take a visual tour of the incredible murals bringing hope and good vibes to the Magic City.

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Birmingham Art Crawl’s Deck the ‘Ham Mural Contest Turns the City into a Winter Wonderland!

Janna Phillips making Birmingham a lot more festive! Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

If you’re driving through Birmingham this holiday season, you may see that the local businesses have windows decked out in festive murals. Birmingham Art Crawl is celebrating another amazing year in the Magic City with its 5th annual “Deck the Ham” window mural contest.

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Before I die I want to _____. Here are your responses to the new Birmingham mural on Morris Ave plus how you can help paint the next one

Leave your mark on the Morris Avenue mural! Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

A new mural popped up this week in Birmingham and quickly stole the hearts of everyone who saw it—ours included.

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