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