After folks got a gander at a school mural depicting President Donald Trump’s bloody, severed head rammed through the mouth with a warrior’s spear, the backlash was intense — and school officials in Chula Vista, California, promptly covered the image and said the artist agreed to modify it, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
Controversial mural at California school shows Trump’s head on a spear https://t.co/w4XNRPrVNv
— SFGate (@SFGate) May 6, 2018
How did this start?
MAAC Community Charter School holds an annual scholarship fundraiser called Battlegroundz during which students and invited artists paint murals in an alley behind the school, the paper said. Artist Sasha Andrade painted the Trump image.
But when complaints about the mural poured in, the school covered it with black plastic and then with what appeared to be plywood late last week, the Union-Tribune said. A vehicle also was parked in front the mural.
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