Photographs of art in New York City made out of protest, rebellion and inspiration done in solidarity with movements of social justice, like that of Black Lives Matter, as well as to remember the lives of Black Americans, including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Trayvon Martin.
A mural of Trayvon Martin found in Lower East Side section of Manhattan by artist Tatyana Fazlalizadela. Trayvon Martin was was a 17-year-old who was fatally shot in Sanford, Florida by George Zimmerman in 2012. Zimmerman was acquitted of killing the teenager.
We The People
A slogan found in 2018 in the Upper West Side of Manhattan during the Woman's March, which reads "We The People Means Everyone."
Desmond Tutu's Words
The words of Archbishop Desmond Tutu from South Africa sprawled on a wooden board in the SoHo section of New York City. The slogan reads "Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness."
A mural of a fist which has come to symbolize solidarity with the global struggle for equal rights found in Lower East Side of Manhattan.
A mural found in Little Italy section of Manhattan dedicated to the movement of powerful women who never back down for equal rights.
Post No Hate
A variety of graffiti and murals in the Bowery section of Manhattan, which read "Post No Hate," and pay tribute to Black Lives Matter, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
Two colorful orbs of quotes read "One Love" and "Legalize Humanity" in the SoHo section of Manhattan.
Martin Luther King's Words
The words of Martin Luther King, Jr. drawn on a wooden board in the Little Italy section of Manhattan.
A mural dedicated to Nelson Mandela found in Staten Island, New York.
A colorful mural by Fumeroism in SoHo, NY, dedicated to the memory of George Floyd. Floyd was killed at the hands of police on Memorial Day 2020 in Minneapolis, MN.
Nelson Mandela's Words
A powerful quote by South African civil rights leader Nelson Mandela which took up a whole city block in SoHo. The quote reads "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
A message we can all get behind found in Queens, New York, done by Queen Andre.
Know Justice, Know Peace
A sticker slogan found in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York, pleading for people to "Know Justice, Know Peace."
Justice for Breonna Taylor
A sign in the Astoria section of Queens, New York, pleads for justice for Breonna Taylor as a mask and candles lay underneath.
We Stand Together
A mural found in the Bowery section of Manhattan representing equality for the LGBTQ community and Black Lives Matter movement.
A mural found in Queens, New York, dedicated to the children and future generations of Black and brown Americans.
A mural in Queens, New York, dedicated to the Black children who have been killed by gun violence.
Another mural dedicated to George Floyd in SoHo, NY.
Breonna Taylor and Kenneth Walker
A drawing of Breonna Taylor and her boyfriend Kenneth Walker. Breonna was killed on March 13, 2020, after police opened fire on her apartment.
A mural dedicated to the peaceful protest of Colin Kaepernick who took a knee during NFL games as the national anthem was played.
An animated portrait of Breonna Taylor found in the SoHo section of Manhattan.
Queens, New York
A mural part of the Wellington Court Mural Project in Queens, New York.
Black Lives Matter
A mural for Black Lives Matter found in SoHo section of Manhattan.