St. Paul MN: Dying in the Liveable City (SOLD)

Mixed media on paper
40 x 26 inches
SOLD

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St. Paul, MN: Dying in the Livable City
Mixed media on paper
26 x 40 inches
© Denise Weaver Ross

In 2016, it broke my heart (again) when Philando Castile was shot by a police officer in a suburb of St. Paul (“the livable city”). I was born in St. Paul and have happy memories of the state fair and friendly strangers and loving family. Philando Castile worked at the school that a niece had attended and was in the car with his girlfriend and son and responsibly told the officer that he had a license to carry which the officer perceived as a threat, thus leading to Philando’s violent death.