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Palo Alto Cops' Lawsuit Claims Black Lives Matter Mural Featuring Assata Shakur Discriminates Against Them

2 monthes ago   |   By News One

The mural in question is pictured. |
A group of police officers in Northern California sued the city where they work, claiming that a Black Lives Matter mural featuring an image of Assata Shakur , who was controversially convicted of killing a state trooper decades ago, amounts to discrimination.
The officers from the Palo Alto Police Department especially took issue with a quote featured on the mural that reads, “We must love each other and support each other,” and claim the combination was harassment.
Oakland-based artist Cece Carpio painted the mural that was approved by Palo Alto City...
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