Environmental racism strikes again as George Floyd mural is destroyed by lightning.

Jul 14th

A mural honoring George Floyd that had been painted on the side of a building in Toledo, Ohio, was destroyed by white supremacy and a lightning bolt, but mostly a lightning bolt.

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A mural honoring George Floyd erected at Summit and Lagrange in Toledo has collapsed. According to Toledo Police, witnesses say it was destroyed by a lightning strike. 13abc's Doppler Radar did show a lightning strike in that block at about 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The night before, you could see evidence of the approaching storm.

You know what that looks like?

The advancing formations of the Confederate army.


In fairness to the storm, the cause is still in some dispute.

The artist and amateur structural engineer, David Ross, remains "skeptical of the cause."

"When I did the mural, there was stuff on the wall that I couldn't remove and that let me know how strong that structure was," Mr. Ross said. "The lightning thing, that's possible, but I know it didn't just fall."

Regardless, a quick review of the data reveals a troubling trend: Approximately 100% of all the murals destroyed by lightning in Toledo, Ohio over the past 12 months have been of George Floyd.

Look it up.

It is not clear at this writing if charges will be brought against the storm, particularly given that it dissipated into the atmosphere and is inanimate, however city officials have assured residents that a new location will be found and the mural will be repainted.

In the interest of safety, we can only hope it will be away from heavily populated areas.

In other anti-racism news, more statues of white men were torn down along with a white-adjacent indigenous person of color because reasons.

(Thanks to @buzzy204 and @retrops for the tip.)

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