Mill Valley Black Lives Matter mural sparks debate about public art

Artist Wesley Cabral stands in front of a painting he made as he speaks at a rally condemning racial bias at the Depot Plaza in Mill Valley on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Like many cities and towns, public art in Mill Valley requires a permit, but muralist Wesley Cabral had other ideas.

Cabral created “Heroes,” a mural depicting the late Black civil rights leader John Lewis and Black actor Chadwick Boseman, on a plywood board in the Depot Plaza. The work is a display of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement honoring Black heroes who […]

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