Murals painted on boarded walls in downtown Birmingham as act of unity

Murals painted on boarded walls in downtown Birmingham as act of unity
Mural on Pizitz Building (Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A new mural of unity now covers the Pizitz building in Birmingham.

There are also several murals near the Alabama Theatre downtown. Businesses including the Pizitz were boarded up as a precaution after downtown vandalism.

Building manager Catherine Holmble said they wanted to make everyone in the building feel safe, so they invited all of Birmingham to put a hand print on the wall along with painted hearts.

Organizers hope it reflects the collective voice of Birmingham, to advance change.

This is a video showing some of the art and murals in downtown.

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