Mural for Breonna Taylor and George Floyd in Detroit

26 year old Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove on March 13, 2020.

46 year old George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police officers Derek Chauvin, Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane, and Tou Thao on May 25, 2020 

Malice Green Memorial Mural

Detroit, Michigan

On November 5, 1992 Malice Green was beaten to death by Detroit police officers Budzyn and Nevers. This mural was the second mural painted in Detroit, the original mural (last photo) was painted on a building that was torn down. The newest mural features the names of hundreds of people that have been killed by police.

Original Mural in Detroit, Michigan that was torn down

“Drive Through Line”

book 2 Accidental Memorial M59-Elizabeth Lk Rd_

Location:  Exit of fast-food drive through

Reason for Memorial:  Pedestrian struck by vehicle

“Double Ejection, Double Fatal”

I69 Accidental Memorial #1_

Location: field next to freeway.
Reason for Memorial: 2 occupants of vehicle struck by drunk driver ejected from vehicle and killed.

“James”

I96 West Accidental Memorial _

Location: woods next to freeway.
Reason for Memorial: single vehicle, single fatality accident.

 

“Colorful”

I69 West Accidental Memorial _

Location: ditch next to freeway.
Reason for Memorial: single vehicle, single fatality accident.

“Link”

Pedestrian Bridge Accidental Memorial_-2

Pedestrian Bridge Accidental Memorial_

Pedestrian Bridge Accidental Memorial_-4

Pedestrian Bridge Accidental Memorial_-3

Location of Memorial:  Next to pedestrian walkway

Reason for Memorial:  Homicide , gun shot wounds

“Back Road High Speed Chase”

Bridge Lk. Rd. Accidental Memorial_

Located: Wooded area off of dirt road
Reason for Memorial: Single vehicle, double fatality, loss of control from high rate of speed caused by fleeing from police

“In the Woods”

EDITED Near Butlers House in Grand Blanc_Location: Wooded area near road
Reason for Memorial: Single vehicle, single fatality accident

“Rollover Part 1”

75 and 8 mile Accidental Memorial Edited Picture 1_

Location: Freeway embankment
Reason for Memorial: Single Vehicle, double fatality auto accident

“Sisters”

Edited Howell Accidental Memorial_-2Edited Howell Accidental Memorial_

Location: Side of the road
Reason for Memorial: Single vehicle double fatality (sisters ages 16 and 14)

“Train Crossing 2”

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Location: Railroad crossing signal
Reason for Memorial: Unknown

“Permanent Memorials 2”

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Location: Next to sidewalk against fence of demolished industrial building

Reason for Memorial: Unknown

“Permanent Memorials”

This is one of the more permanent Memorials I have found and looks very similar to the “rest” or “descanso” Memorials found in Mexico and in areas with large Hispanic populations.  

There are two separate Memorials about 3 feet apart,  its unclear whether they are for the same person or two separate people.

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Location: Next to sidewalk against fence of demolished industrial building

Reason for Memorial: Unknown

“Drumstick”

Kennan George AM White Lake_

Location: Ditch next to road
Reason for Memorial: Vehicle crossed the center line and struck a large truck, single fatality.