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Large mural of Breonna Taylor will be painted in Annapolis

Posted at 12:08 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 23:16:01-04

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A mural of a Black woman who was killed by police in Louisville, Kentucky, will be painted in a historically Black neighborhood in Annapolis, Maryland. Artists and volunteers will paint a 7,000-square-foot mural of Breonna Taylor on Saturday. Taylor was shot and killed by police in her Louisville apartment in March. She was sleeping when officers executed a no-knock warrant. Her death sparked protests and calls for the officers involved to be arrested and charged. Muralist Jeff Huntington said the mural will be painted on a basketball court. The project is in collaboration with the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture and the Banneker-Douglass Museum.