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City of Greenville Unveils New Mural Downtown

The City of Greenville cut the ribbon Thursday on a new mural downtown. The “Grateful for Greenville” mural, located at 110 E. Commerce Street, has a postcard theme that features highlights from the city. A local artist teamed up with elementary students to complete the artwork. The project was funded by a grant from Mid-South Resource Conservation and Development. “We’re…

SPLC Unveils New Mural by Local Artist and Activist

The John Lewis Voting Rights Mural that was unveiled on Friday, Sept. 25. The mural was commissioned by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and painted by local artist and activist, Michelle Browder along with two of her students. The mural depicts the ongoing voting rights movement and honors the late Congressman John Lewis, and the late U.S Supreme Court…

New Mural in Downtown Selma Showcases Alabama’s Butterfly Capital

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A new mural that showcases Selma’s designation as the official Butterfly Capital of Alabama — is going up at a new green space — in downtown Selma. The city of Selma is known for a great many things. And one of them — is for being the official Butterfly Capital of state of Alabama. That…

R. B. Hudson STEAM Academy Students Paint Mural in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Students from R. B. Hudson STEAM Academy in Selma — are painting their very own mural. Students were told to envision Selma’s future — without forgetting it’s past — for the project. Students then worked together to come up with the concept and design of the mural. Visual arts teacher Mariama Deramus– and some professional…