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After vandalism, BLM Mural to be repainted outside Austin-East

The mural was defaced on July 29, but community organizers said they plan to repaint on Saturday.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Black Coffee Justice in Knoxville said a Black Lives Mural will be repainted after being vandalized on July 30. 

Community organizers said they plan to repaint the mural on Saturday, August 15 at 8 a.m.

In a Facebook post, the organization said it plans to “paint the hurt away and use this space as an opportunity to heal and grow together.”

Causes event by Black Coffee Justice on Saturday, August 15 2020 with 314 people interested and 102 people going.

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