Photo shows the Black Lives Matter sign leading to the White House

Incredible photo shows the Black Lives Matter mural leading to the White House is visible from SPACE as DC prepares for its largest protest yet after #1MillionDCSaturday goes viral

  • Planet Labs shared a stellar photo Friday on Twitter of the mural that spans two blocks of 16th Street 
  • Each letter measures 35ft high and take up the width of the two lane road in the nation’s capital 
  • On Friday, Mayor Muriel Bowser commissioned ‘Black Lives Matter’ to be painted on the street that leads to the White House 
  • She also renamed a portion of Lafayette Square as Black Lives Matter Plaza. 

The Black Lives Matter mural painted in Washington D.C. is so big, that it can be seen from space!

Planet Labs shared a stellar photo Friday on Twitter of the mural that spans two blocks of 16th Street.

According to their page, Planet Labs is Largest earth observation satellite network. They share a ‘near-daily’ global dataset. 

Planet Labs shared a stellar photo Friday on Twitter of the mural that spans two blocks of 16th Street

Each letter measures 35ft high and take up the width of the two lane road in the nation’s capital.  

On Friday, Mayor Muriel Bowser commissioned ‘Black Lives Matter’ to be painted on the street that leads to the White House ahead of a huge planned demonstration this weekend that could see as many as one million people. 

She also renamed a portion of Lafayette Square as Black Lives Matter Plaza.  

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser commissioned a ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural down 16th Street, which leads to the White House, ahead of a planned weekend protest 


The letters span two blocks of 16th Street, are 35 feet high and take up the width of the two-lane road (left and right)

According to NBC Washington, the painters were part of a crew hired by the city’s Department of Public Works.

Additionally a section of 16th Street, where protestors were teargassed to clear a path for Trump’s photo-op has been officially renamed  Black Lives Matter Plaza. 

‘There was a dispute this week about whose street this is,’ John Falcicchio, Bowser’s chief of staff, said in a tweet. 

‘Mayor Bowser wanted to make it abundantly clear that this is DC’s street and to honor demonstrators who (were) peacefully protesting on Monday evening.’ 

A portion of the street, where Trump had his photo-op, has also been renamed ‘Black Lives Matter Plaza’ (pictured)

In this image provided by the Executive Office of the Mayor, Bowser stands on the rooftop of the Hay Adams Hotel near the White House and looks out at the words ‘Black Lives Matter’ 

On Saturday, DC is set to see its largest protest yet. On Twitter, #1MillionDCSaturday was trending, calling for one million people to march to protest police brutality against black Americans. 

The news comes came as Bowser announced that the Utah National Guard, more than 1,200 troops of 10 states, would be evicted from all DC hotels on Saturday.  The various acts have angered 

‘The incompetent Mayor of Washington, DC, @MayorBowser, who’s budget is totally out of control and is constantly coming back to us for ‘handouts’, is now fighting with the National Guard, who saved her from great embarrassment over the last number of nights,’ Trump tweeted Friday afternoon. 

‘If she doesn’t treat these men and women well, then we’ll bring in a different group of men and women! 

After the announcement that Bowser would be evicting more than 1,200 National Guard troops on Saturday, from DC hotels, President Donald Trump blasted her as ‘incompetent’ on Twitter 

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