Brooklyn street artist Raafi Rivero discusses police brutality installation

A New York artist is honoring the Black victims of police brutality by splashing basketball-style jerseys with their names all over the Brooklyn.

A filmmaker by trade, Raafi Rivero says he was inspired to start the “Unarmed” series following the February 2013 murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, and subsequent acquittal of George Zimmerman. The ruling coincidentally fell on the same weekend as the premiere of “Fruitvale Station,” a film depicting the events leading up to the death…

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