'Black Lives Matter' sign in Tulsa defaced with blue paint
August 12, 2020
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A "Black Lives Matter" street sign in Tulsa that has been the cause of ongoing tension has been vandalized amid national calls for racial justice.
Community members repainted the sign Sunday after it was defaced with a line of blue paint, the Tulsa World reported.
C.J. Weber-Neal, a member of the Greeenwood Arts and Cultural Society, said BLM supporters used social media to organize a group to repaint it.
The sign had been completed before the arrival of President Donald Trump for a campaign rally and Juneteenth, a state holiday commemorating the emancipation of Black...