Skip to comments.City of San Diego removes Black Lives Matter artwork in La Jolla
Posted on 09/19/2020 2:40:42 PM PDT by simpson96
SAN DIEGO For the second time in as many months, the City of San Diego has removed Black Lives Matter artwork drawn by children in La Jolla.
City workers showed up Wednesday and told neighbors the chalk drawings were being removed because the city was getting too many complaints.
The chalk drawings in support of the BLM movement were never meant to be permanent (snip) After all, a rainstorm would wash the artwork away.
The beauty of chalk art is it's not permanent, said neighbor Ruth Leivers.
So, neighbors were surprised Wednesday when city workers showed up to remove the artwork with a pressure washer.
They were told to come out because they had quite a few complaints, more than they usually have. And, they were told that this was hate speech, said Leivers.
Leivers organized the "chalk-in" art events that took place on the 4th of July and on Labor Day, where children and their parents drew flowers and butterflies with slogans like, Black boys live here, We are only as strong as we are united, and Black lives matter.
La Jolla is a very inclusive and diverse community. And, in this community there is space for the movement of black lives, Leivers said.(snip)
The artwork was messages of love and solidarity for black and brown people in this community, said neighbor Sierra Washington.
The city sent an African American male worker to remove the artwork in support of the movement for black lives, Washington pointed out. And for the City to be tone-deaf to that, and send a minority worker to remove messages of support for his own community was painful for me to see.
La Jolla neighbors opposed to the artwork declined to be interviewed on camera, citing the current political climate.
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Ooooo! Looks like maybe the ‘comfortably numb’ were getting a tad worried about their property values?
“Downtown La Jolla is known for its jewelry stores, boutiques, upmarket restaurants, and hotels. La Jolla Farms-Torrey Pines is 1.0% Black, 8.5% Asian, 5.4% Latino and 79.6% Non-Hispanic White.”
“44th richest neighborhood in the U.S.”
“According to Salary Expert, La Jolla is 73.6% higher than the national average for cost of living, scoring a 1 out of 10. This number is comprised of the cost of rent, utilities, transportation, food, health care, and miscellaneous. La Jolla comes in at number 19 as most expensive city in the state of California.”
Count on La Jolla, CA getting a ‘visit’ in the near future. I hope not, but ‘someone’ is NOT going to be happy with them removing ‘artwork’ which was probably a bunch of penis outlines and f-bombs, LOL!
good for them. why should their area be ruined with this shit?
I had a thought last night that the west coast has already seceded from the nation. There is nothing here that the federal government really needs except for the port of San Diego.
We have riots and fires and never-ending lockdowns here on the west coast. The governors of Washington and Oregon bow down to Newsome of California.
La Jolla Cove is
A Fantastic little spot on
a quiet week day void of
Tourists. I skin dived back
In the early 1980’s ,,
Good Times, good times.
Then Again, Marxist
“Burn it Down.”
I lived in Pacfic Beach for a couple of years. Loved just about every minute of it. Surfing at the beach in the morning, LoJolla for lunch then watch the sunset on the pier.
Of course that was way before the BS that California imposed.
Also Bonfires on
Fiesta Island after
a Drive-in Movie
Kate Sessions Park!
The Old San Diego.
Ive been to La Jolla on business. They are very diverse, 6, 7, and 8 figure incomes all living in harmony.
Grunion runs at ocean beach.
The little fish left some
Might have been
Notice how they give all this space and time to the BLM liberal supporter. As usual, virtually nothing from the opposing side.
And her bemoaning sending out a black guy to clean it. Ever think maybe he doesnt care? Maybe he jumped at the chance to do it? Oh no, commie lib assumes every black is feels deliberately insulted being MADE to delete BLM messages.
BTM, where are the messages of love and solidarity for the yellow people?
All it takes for leftist to get what they want is ONE COMPLAINT!
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