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Families of the Stolen holds ceremony for new north Omaha mural – Brospar Daily News

Stolen Home held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new mural in North Omaha on Saturday. The mural is called “Say their names”. The artist said it was dedicated to the 48 women killed in the community. Organizers founded the families of her sister Jameila Hesseltine, who was robbed after she was shot and killed in 2011. She said the message behind the mural may have been fishy, ​​but she wanted today to be a day of laughter and fun. “It’s important to me because children these days are the ones who are exposed to violence. It’s important to me that these kids remember how to laugh, that there are people who care about them, and that there are people who want something other than violence to happen.” said Buffy Bush. There are also bike raffles and music. This Monday marks the 11th anniversary of Jamela’s death.

On Saturday, the stolen family held a dedication ceremony for a new mural in North Omaha.

The mural is called “Say their names”.

The artist said it was dedicated to the 48 women killed in the community.

Organizers created the stolen family after her sister Jameila Hesseltine was shot dead in 2011.

She said the message behind the mural may be fishy, ​​but she hopes today will be a day of laughter and fun.

“It’s important to me because kids right now are being abused. It’s important to me that these kids remember how to laugh, that there are people who care about them, and that there are people who want something other than violence to happen.” said Buffie Bush.

There are also bike raffles and music.

Next Monday marks the 11th anniversary of Jamela’s death.

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