A blog for the Bloomingdale neighborhood in Washington, DC.
"This is how we live"... were they going for poetic or philisophical...because I think they failed at both.
The funny part. The Ledroit Park gate is no longer there anymore.
The funnier part is that there are NO WHITE people in the mural. Funny how everyone wants to be "historic" and the true history of Ledroit Park is that it was created by and for white people. Yes, it has since gentrified and this should probably be reflected in the histoy and in murals.This mural does not reflect the past, present or future of Ledroit Park. Only a small snapshot in time.
Someone graffiti it....
A person in a picture is allowed to represent PEOPLE not just people of a particular color. Whats important historically about LeDroit park is NOT its racist inception. It is important because it was the center of the African American intellectual community in DC during the first part of the 20th century. Otherwise, its just another neighborhood. Is that not a history you can respect?
Shidd.Yhu Got The Game If Yhu Think The Park Not Historic.&& Taht Anonymous Person Keep Sayin Shit But I Bat He Wont Come Round Da Park && Say None of Dat Shit.Yea I Think Its Best Yhu Stay Anonymous.&& Yea Im Frm The Park.But Imma Tell Yhu The Best Way That I Can.Like Dis.FCK DA REST CAUSE WEST SIDE DA BEST.&& Dont Ever Forget It.&& Bitch Its Not Even Bout Color.Bitch Die.West Side Is The Best Side.WEST SIDE, LeDROIT LET ME GET DAT HAND CLAP.
Do any of you realize that you are commenting on a picture of the proposed mural and not the mural itself? I you take the time to go see the actual finished mural, you will find it reflects a variety of people that live in the neighborhood.
all of you need to go and try to paint a mural like the one we did and try an see if you can please everyone. always to the ignorant.
hey bryan,i think its an impressive project.don't be put off by a few haters.