Murals of the Mission District in San Francisco

Walking around the Mission and looking at the murals I realized how much talent is out there that most people don't know about and may never see if it wasn't for these beautiful murals. Most of them have a story to tell and some are memorials for lost loved ones. Murals first appeared along Balmy Alley in the mid-1980s as an expression of outrage over human rights violations and political corruption in Central America. Today, themes have expanded to include gentrification and government injustice.

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