The words Black Lives Matter is painted in bright yellow letters on the road to the White House.

Washington, DC is drawing a giant “Black Life” message on the way to the White House

This mega signage project spans two streets from 16th Street, a central hub that leads directly south to the White House. Each of the 16 bold and yellow letters spans the width of the two-lane street, creating an unmistakable visual vision that can be easily seen by air cameras and almost anyone within a few blocks.

The mayor’s office told CNN that the capital’s mayor, Maurel Bawser, called the painters and began working early Friday morning. Bowser was officially considered the 16th Street section that holds the mural Complete “Black Lives Matter Plaza” with a new street sign.

“As Washington – we simply want to be here together safely to demonstrate that in America – you can assemble peacefully, you can bring grievances to your government, and you can ask for change,” Boozer told reporters outside St. John’s Church next to Lafayette Park.

“We are here peacefully as Americans in American streets and in the streets of the capital,” said Bowser, apparently referring to his latest clash with the federal government over their attempts to monitor the capital’s streets.

Washington has been the site of more than a week of protests in response to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. St. John’s Church, the site of President Trump’s highly criticized image during a peaceful protest, is located along the road that now carries a BLM message. They will continue at the end of this week, including Saturday, which is expected to result in high turnout.

Correction: This piece has been updated with new information to the effect that the mayor of Washington, DC has been commissioned by the board.

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