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Watch: Afro Pick Pops Up Near Philly’s Frank Rizzo Statue

For years, activists have pushed to remove Philadelphia’s Frank Rizzo statue. Now the Rizzo statue in Philly’s Center City section shares the floor with an 800-pound Afro pick, a new sculpture by black artist Hank Willis Thomas. The sculpture is part of a series hosted by Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Monument Lab, and it’s sparking a lot of conversation. Watch above.


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