Congressional Art Competition Winner Reinforces ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Lie; Paints Cops as Animals
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David Pulphus, a graduate of Cardinal Ritter College Prep High School in St. Louis, Missouri, won first place in the United States Congressional Art Competition last spring.
Pulphus’ painting features two anthropomorphized pigs in police attire. One of the officers is pointing his gun at a black wolf. Behind the wolf, an African American man is nailed to a cross while holding the scales of justice. Protesters in the background carry signs that read “Stop Killing,” and “Racism Kills.” – READ MORE