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The city of Tulsa has an impressive collection of murals. See them here.

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Black Wall Street Mural

Chris Sker, a Tulsa artist who helped create the Black Wall Street mural along a wall at I-244 in the Greenwood District, tells a different story in each letter. Read a story about the mural here. JOHN CLANTON/Tulsa World

TULSA, Okla. — Arguably one of the most popular selfie locations in Tulsa is in front of a large wall in the Greenwood District.

On any given day, people traveling through the area often make a direct line to a colorful mural that simply reads “Black Wall St.” in cosmic block letters to take photos and study its symbolic meaning.

The initial goals of the mural project were to spark conversations about Greenwood — both past and present incarnations of the area — and to increase cultural tourism in the district.

The acclaim the mural already has received, said Rogers, has been measured in not just general interest locally, but from all over the country.

The "Black Wall St." mural is just one of many remarkable murals in the city of Tulsa. See the full story here.

Here's a collection of the city's murals:

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