In some of the first incarnations of DC graffiti, black owned business owners painted “Soul Brother” and other tags on their doors letting looters know that their business identified with the rage felt in the city streets. 

In some of the first incarnations of DC graffiti, black owned business owners painted “Soul Brother” and other tags on their doors letting looters know that their business identified with the rage felt in the city streets. 

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Posted on Tuesday, 21 May
Tagged as: DC RIOTS   RIOTS   SOUL BROTHER   BLACK BUSINESS   CIvil Rights   Civil Rights Movement  
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    my paternal grandparents had already moved to dc during the riots. my dad was almost six and my aunts were five and two....
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    public art as protest - featuring DC
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