Catholic University Hangs Painting of George Floyd as Christ

Black Lives Matter Protest / Photo by Arron Fulkerson via Flickr

The Catholic University of America has displayed a painting of George Floyd depicted as Jesus Christ at two locations on its campus, a Monday report showed.

The painting titled “Mama,” apparently in reference to Floyd’s pleas that can be heard in the footage of his death, shows the Virgin Mary holding the body of Christ. Kelly Latimore, the creator of the painting, has previously noted that his work portrayed both Floyd and Jesus, according to The Daily Signal.

The icon was exhibited at the university’s law school and its campus ministry office, The Daily Signal reported.

“There are many students, faculty, and staff who are concerned about this, but there is nothing we can do. And if we sound the alarm, we will be labeled racists,” a junior at the Catholic University of America told The Daily Signal on condition of anonymity, fearing potential retaliation.

Read more at The Daily Caller 


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