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Interactive Black Lives Matter exhibit over Tulsa highway

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 13:51:33-04

TULSA, Okla. — An interactive Black Lives Matter exhibit located on a bridge over a Tulsa highway offers information and a place to let voices be heard.

National Black Lives Matter protests are ongoing after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd died on Memorial Day after a police officer pressed his knee into his neck for several minutes.

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Many people are expressing a desire to better understand the situation and are attempting to find ways they can help within the community.

2 Works for You found the Black Lives Matter interactive exhibit over the L.L. Tisdale Parkway.

From the L.L. Tisdale Parkway, people can see "B.L.M" signs. Once on the bridge, there are several different interactive parts to the exhibit.

One part is a list of black-owned restaurants in Tulsa. People are encouraged to visit the restaurants towards the bottom of the list, where it says, " The perfect places to eat after a day of protesting."

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Another part of the exhibit provides different organizations where locals can donate.

One part has the statement: "Write THEIR names" on it with George Floyd's name written in the middle of a large blank area.

Pens are offered where people who stand with the movement can sign their name, also it provides zip ties for other posters to be hung.

People interested in participating in the interactive Black Lives Matter exhibit can visit it on the bridge over the L.L. Tisdale Parkway near Latimer Street.

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