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City to Paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ On One Street Per Borough

Black Lives Matter sign (Michael Dorgan, Queens Post)

June 9, 2020 By Christian Murray

A street in Queens is going to be co-named and painted to commemorate the Black Lives Matter movement, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today.

The mayor said that a street in each borough will be co-named after the movement and the city will work with community activists to paint each one.

“The streets of our city will now affirm the vital work activists have done to bring us forward,” de Blasio said in a statement. “With a street in every borough painted with the words Black Lives Matter, we are recognizing where we have been and looking forward to where we will go.”

The project will begin in Manhattan near City Hall. The other four locations will be determined in conjunction with the city council.

“Renaming and repainting a street is a modest testament to the massive challenge ahead of us,” said Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer in a statement. “But in so doing we will, literally, set down a marker for our current goals and mark this era for future generations.”

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Swiss Triplet

White Lives Matter, Yellow Lives Matter, Black Lives Matter, Red Lives Matter … BLM followers can demonstrate your good will and sincerity by not frequently descending to rioting, looting, vandalism, arson, assault, murder …

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Startvotingwithbrains

Beyond ridiculous! Waste of taxpayer money.
What is this going to solve?
But then again this is how New Yorkers vote. They vote for people who give give give so called “free” things (which comes out of taxes so not free) to all these groups instead of solving the actual problems. That’s not solving problems. Thats just throwing a bone to keep you happy for the moment. So they can say see we gave you this so vote for us.

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rikki

floyd was a career criminal and a serious DEADBEAT excuse for a father…….never paid child support for his 5 alleged kids

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Food for thought

How about human lives matter. It’s everyone or no one. My family’s life matter and we’re not black or white.

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Crackson Heights

Yes they matter who says they don’t? What they are saying is Black lives matter too cuz right now it sure doesn’t look like it. You’re telling me Black lives are treated the same as white lives? If you really think that u been living under a rock. When people stop calling the cops on POC because of doing normal things then yes all lives will matter equally until then that all lives Matter is not the status quo.

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This is NYC

I don’t know how much you life matters, so long as you’re a bigot who refuses to digest the point of a simple slogan. You know its meaning and its rationale, you just don’t like it.

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Crackson Heights

Yes your life matters what they are saying is their lives matter as well what’s so hard to understand? No one is saying one life matters over the other.

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