Baton Rouge are trying to bring color back to a gray area of the city. Melrose
East also known as Mall City is getting a makeover as kids and community
members paint a mural on Harry Drive.
was donated by local pastor Ralph Moore of Victory and Power Ministries. School
board member Evelyn Jackson said she has been working on this project for some
"This is the beginning of the red stick
project. A vision that's been mine for at least 15 years we are taking the arts
to the streets," said Jackson.
Kids and community members painted several pieces of art on
the wall. The inspiration came from the many artistic names on the streets
throughout the area. Artist Elliot Guillory said this is something he loves to
"I love this community, I am from Baton Rouge and I like to
leave a legacy. When I am gone, I like to have my name somewhere," said
They are expecting to be finish with
the mural by next weekend.
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