Washington, D.C. solidarity with Black Lives Matter: Making large-scale paintings visible in space

A yellow mural called Black Lives Matter is located in Washington, D.C., both in the air and in space,media cnet reported. On Friday, local time, the image company Planet Labs posted a space satellite image showing the special mural on Twitter.

Washington, D.C. solidarity with Black Lives Matter: Making large-scale paintings visible in space

The mural is understood to occupy two blocks from 16th Street, and since the 16 letters fill the width of the two-lane road, it allows them to be seen not only in the air but also in space.

Washington, D.C. solidarity with Black Lives Matter: Making large-scale paintings visible in space

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser commissioned the mural and has expressed its importance on Twitter several times. “It’s been a long process, but I know, I know — change will come,” he wrote on Twitter on Friday.

Bowser also officially renamed that part of 16th Street to Black Lives Matter Plaza. New road signs have been installed.

Washington, D.C. solidarity with Black Lives Matter: Making large-scale paintings visible in space

On May 25, george Floyd, a black man, died in police custody in Minneapolis, a public announcement that led to protests across the United States and around the world. Thousands of Americans have gathered across the country to denounce racial discrimination and relentless police violence.

Washington, D.C. solidarity with Black Lives Matter: Making large-scale paintings visible in space