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'And Justice for All: No More Silence': John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park community art project

Posted at 2:57 PM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 08:09:04-04

TULSA, Okla. — A community art project will be on display sharing reconciliation and social justice messages and artwork.

The project called, "And Justice for All: No More Silence" is an initiative of the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation and 16 other community organizations.

Tulsa's John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation began in 2008 with the groundbreaking for the Reconciliation Park, according to the organization's website.

The park is built in the located that Dr. John Hope Franklin made his last public appearance before his death in March 2009. The vision of the organization is to "to transform the bitterness and mistrust caused by years of racial division, even violence, into a hopeful future of reconciliation and cooperation for Tulsa and the nation."

This comes after weeks of Black Lives Matter protests throughout the country sparked by the death of George Floyd. Floyd was a Minneapolis man who died in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department in late May.

READ MORE: Loved ones gathered for George Floyd's funeral in Houston before burial

Officials say the public is invited to share their messages and artwork on the project at Reconciliation Park located at 321 North Detroit Avenue in Tulsa.

The work will be displayed on a fence at the park starting Thursday, June 17.

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