Monday, December 5, 2011

Monday Mural: Marshall Taylor


Spotted this mural while driving down 7th Street in West Oakland yesterday.  It is on the wall of Bikes4Life a community business that works with youth.

7 comments:

  1. Murals honoring past champions are great to engender community pride and inspire youth to take up the sport and compete. Just sharing the history is cool, too.

    [I posted a mural for you today!]

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  2. Bikes4Life have remembered and honoured the Major with this mural.

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  3. It is good to see murals of past champions - sometimes we forget the accomplishments of long ago.
    Francisca and Andy and I have joined you in this weekly mural.

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  4. hee hee... It looks like you've started (even if inadvertently) your own meme! Time to start posting a Llnky!.

    Two observations about this mural: 1) It is interesting to «Louis» that it is done in a style drawing from the taggers, of whom there is no lack of in that part of town, and 2) that it introduces a little-known positive role model, thus honoring Marshall Taylor and offering a pointer to the modern community. A tip of the biker helmet to Bikes4Life.

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  5. Love it. Appropriate for such a great organization to have an inspiring mural, but it is still cool. Love the style.

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  6. beautiful. and inspirational.

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