5 ways to continue supporting Black Lives Matter in Birmingham

Not a moment, but a movement. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Your Instagram may be back to food and fashion, but the message remains the same. Black Lives Matter is a movement, not a moment. Your voice still matters and will always matter. Here are five ways to keep supporting BLM in Birmingham.

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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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Breaking: “Black Lives Matter” street mural coming to 1st Avenue South by Railroad Park

Soon, a massive Black Lives Matter mural will adorn the streets of Birmingham. Photo via Khalid Naji-Allah/Executive Office of the Mayor via AP

Inspired by the work of artists in Washington, D.C., the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Birmingham Cara McClure and local artists are planning a massive “Black Lives Matter” street mural to go beside Railroad Park on 1st Avenue South between 16th and 17th Streets. And what’s more, McClure and the artists aim to complete the mural by this Saturday. Here is what we know so far.

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