The huge banner-like work spans two squares on 16th Street, a central axis that leads south directly to the White House. Each of the 16 bold, yellow letters extends across the two-lane road, creating an unmistakable view easily detected by aerial cameras and almost anyone within a few blocks.
Bowser told reporters outside St. John’s Church next to Lafayette Park that she and members of the DC Council were there “as Washington – we all want to be here together peacefully to show that in America – you can come together peacefully.” , you can bring complaints to your government and you can ask for a change. “
“We are here peacefully as Americans, on American roads, on DC roads,” Bowser said, referring to a recent clash with the federal government over their efforts to police DC streets.
CORRECTION: This piece has been updated with new information that the board was commissioned by the mayor of Washington DC.