DC Mayor Bowser unveils 'Black Lives Matter Plaza' near White House

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Washington D. C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Friday unveiled the newly minted "Black Lives Matter Plaza" near the White House in an apparent tribute to the protesters who have advocated against police brutality and racism in the city over the past several days in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

Bowser tweeted a photo of what appeared to be a city worker affixing a street sign to a light pole on a section of 16th Street in the nation's capital.

"The section of 16th street in front of the White House is now officially 'Black Lives Matter Plaza,'" she said.

From her personal account, Bowser also tweeted a video of "BLACK LIVES MATTER" painted in giant yellow letters on the street near the White House.

The dedication of the plaza comes as there has been tension between President Trump and Bowser over the use of... (Read more)

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