Anti-racism mural dedicated on MLK Day – Evanston Now – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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Artist Ben Blount cuts ribbon at mural dedication.

Ben Blount says he deliberately chose verbs, action words, for his mural about race and Evanston.

That mural, on a wall on Washington Street near Chicago Avenue, commemorates an Evanston City Council 2019 resolution, affirming the city’s dedication to ending structural racism and achieving racial equity.

Words from the resolution are painted in large white letters on a black backgr

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