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Emmalene Blake poses for a portrait in front of her mural showing Samia al-Atrash holding her niece Masa Khader, who was killed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza in October. Molly Keane for NPR hide caption

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A grieving Palestinian, an Irish artist and the mural that brought them together

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Graffiti artist Eme Freethinker kneels in front of his portrait of George Floyd, which he painted on one of the last remaining sections of the Berlin Wall. "I remember when I came in [to paint it], some guy told me, 'You have to do it with the police over his neck,'" Freethinker says, "and I was like: 'No, man. Not like that. No.'" Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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They're the only two female artists working on a Mongolian street mural about the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals: Michid Enkhbat (stooping) and Odno Bold. The goal they're illustrating: "gender equality." Katya Cengel for NPR hide caption

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The image shows the early 20th century graffiti markings of A No.1, he is considered one of the most famous American hobos. Compliments Susan Philips/Compliments Susan Philips hide caption

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Anthropologist Discovers 100-Year-Old Graffiti By 'America's Most Famous Hobo'

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The graffiti artist, Trek6, painted the Yoruba goddess of the ocean, Yemaya, to honor his Caribbean roots. She symbolizes growth, something that he thinks Hialeah needs. Mandalit del Barco/NPR hide caption

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Miami Area Muralists Rouse A New Reputation For An Industrial City

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A minibus painted with the Rolling Stones' logo. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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When There's Art On The Bus, You'll Get To Your Stop Sooner

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Two of the names carved into the Great Wall, in this case near Badaling, China. Authorities hope to cut down on graffiti by giving tourists a designated spot to leave their marks. David Guttenfelder/AP hide caption

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Graffiti artist Mauro Palotta says Pope Francis is the only world leader who stands on the side of the people. Sylvia Poggoli/NPR hide caption

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On A Roman Street, Graffiti Celebrates 'SuperPope'

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