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City removes "BLM" painted on Greenwood Avenue days after removal of larger mural

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Posted at 12:46 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 14:16:35-04

TULSA, Okla. — A crew with the City of Tulsa came out and removed a "BLM" sign someone had painted on Greenwood Avenue after the controversial removal of the Black Lives Matter mural in the district.

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Someone had painted the message on the street on Wednesday.

The removal of the previous Black Lives Matter mural sparked a debate between the city and community. Crews removed that mural in the Greenwood district as part of a scheduled mill and overlay project for the street.

READ MORE: Thousands demand Greenwood BLM mural be made permanent

It is unknown who painted the smaller "BLM" message on the street.

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