Work has started in front of Cincinnati city hall on a mural declaring black lives matter. The message is being painted on Plum Street in front of the building. Designed by 17 different artists, the mural incorporates a number of different images into the message.
Councilwoman Jan Michelle Kearney says the mural is a "reminder that the City of Cincinnati takes a stand against racism." The finished mural will be unveiled tomorrow afternoon during the Juneteenth celebration at city hall. For the first time, the city also plans to fly a Juneteenth flag over city hall. Juneteenth is a celebration which marks the end of slavery in 1865.