November 25, 2014

Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism

Professional and novice artists alike focused their talents on beautifying South Grand businesses on November 25, 2014. The community had endured destruction or vandalism in the hours after the grand jury declared that it would not indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting Michael Brown on August 9. Later in the day, colorful murals had decorated boarded-up windows, and many businesses had reopened. Read more about South Grand restaurant closings and about the November 24 protests. Watch a video about the art project.

Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.

More photos:
- Demonstrators Protest in Downtown St. Louis, Close I-70
- Anguish, Arson and Tear Gas in Ferguson after Grand Jury Decision
- More Scenes from Ferguson after Grand Jury Decision
- Scenes from Shaw after the Darren Wilson/Michael Brown Grand Jury Decision
- Crowds in Clayton React to Grand Jury Decision
- Run the Jewels Talks Ferguson at the Ready Room

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Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism
Artists Add Color to South Grand after Post-Grand Jury Vandalism