Re: “Two Arrested in BLM Mural Vandalism” (goodtimes.sc, 7/25): In considering the recent hate-filled tire skidding vandalism on the BLM on-road signage in front of City Hall, I imagined that trailing ribbon of tire treads covering the words of the BLM could now be in-filled with a written list of local and/or international Black heroes, turning the hate “ribbon” into a strong statement of hope and strength. The long slashing skid tire line transformed alchemically into its opposite, reaffirming the original intent of the messaging in an even deeper way. Perhaps the perps could even be part of the transformation as a sort of social remuneration. A guy can dream, can’t he?
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