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Protesting with Chalk

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Sidewalk chalking, long a staple of street artists and hop-scotch players, has resulted in the arrests of 50 people in 17 American cities. Josh Harkinson is a staff writer for Mother Joneshe’s been following the arrests and the emergence of a popular new form of protest.

"The Chalking 8"— drew anti-cop slogans on the wall of the police station in Manchester, New Hampshire:

Alex Schaefer's Chalk Protest:

By the way, 3D chalk art is really cool

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