CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sixteen new murals were painted by local and international artists as part of Talking Walls Charlotte. 

Talking Walls Charlotte’s mission is to elevate the creative spirit of Charlotte by showcasing a diverse range of artistic talent from across the Southeast region, along with national and international artists. 

A statement on their website reads: With the support of our partners and sponsors, we aim to enhance the visual appeal of Charlotte’s cityscape by injecting vibrant and thought-provoking murals while bridging communities and conversation through creative engagement and educational efforts. 

Dammit Wesley painted a Strange Fruit mural in Spirit Square saying, "We need to not only be maintaining but documenting this history. The best and most beautiful way to do that is through art." 

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