HARP / David Flores Puerto Rican Mural Controversey

An urban revitalization project in Holyoke has stirred up racial controversy. A mural intended to celebrate the Puerto Rican population of Holyoke was supposed to be unveiled on October Fourth. At the last minute the owner of the property retracted her agreement, leaving David Flores’ mural without a home.
J Kyle Sullivan spoke with the artist, David Flores about what happened.

This piece originally aired in a shorter form on Oct 7, 2014.

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