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Xuandi Wang

Xuandi Wang

Xuandi Wang is a student journalist at Northwestern University. He grew up in a coastal city in Zhejiang, China.

Memorialize the Movement project aims to preserve, exhibit plywood art from the 2020 unrest

By: - May 30, 2022

In 2020, Semhar Solomon, an 18-year-old activist from St. Anthony, painted a mural on four 4- by 8-foot plywood sheets to honor Philando Castile, who was killed by former St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. After she carried it to local rallies, residents offered to take turns displaying the painting in front of their homes. […]