Others reference the Black Lives Matter movement and the global anti-racism demonstrations. Some call out President Donald Trump, who has labeled protesters radical thugs and has encouraged further police violence.
Legendary street artist Banksy also has weighed in with a painting of the American flag on fire.
Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser, who has sharply criticized Trump’s militarized response to protests in her city, had the words “Black Lives Matter” painted on a street near the White House. The mayor’s action was dismissed by the local Black Lives Matter chapter as a “performative distraction from real policy changes” aimed at appeasing white liberals.
Check out some notable pieces of street art below.
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