'Say Their Names' cemetery memorializes Black lives lost to police brutality

We hear their names — George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner – but artists Connor Wright and Anna Barber want people to know all of their names. The two are the co-creators of the “Say Their Names” art installation in South Minneapolis. The symbolic cemetery can be found on East 37th Street, one block north of the George Floyd memorial.

“These gravestones honor 100 of the innumerable Black lives cut short by police brutality,” Wright said. 

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