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Commemorating Black Lives

The Arts Council for Long Beach and Black Lives Matter Long Beach Chapter collaborated with Long Beach Dept of Parks Recreation & Marine in creating two memorial bench artworks to commemorate the lives of Donte Jordan and Frederick Taft.
Pamela Fields sits on the bench gathering in community at the memorial bench artwork unveiling commemorating her son Donte Jordan.

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The project site decisions were collaboratively chosen with respective families, Black Lives Matter Long Beach Chapter, and the City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation, and Marine. Frederick Taft's life was taken at Pan American Park. Donte Jordan's life was taken a block down the street on Chestnut Ave.

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Donté Jordan Memorial

Donté Jordan Memorial

Artist(s): Sharniece Chantal

Location: Seaside Park

Frederick Taft Memorial

Frederick Taft Memorial

Artist(s): Worldsmith

Location: Pan American Park

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Sharniece Chantal

Sharniece Chantal

Worldsmith

Worldsmith

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