Today (Monday at 1 p.m.) I happened along just in time to meet Oree Originol, the artist who created the now iconic, much shared, and much bitten art posters honoring the lives of unarmed black and brown people who have died by way of police violence.

He was hanging his work on the “free speech” wall on Valencia Street. Great to meet the man who created these well known artworks. Here is a piece from KALW on the Oakland-based artist. 

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Photo by Michael Johnson

Photo by Michael Johnson

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