HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There was a show of solidarity in the Black Lives Matter movement on Long Island on Saturday.

A Black Lives Matter mural has been painted on Main Street in Hempstead. (Credit: Snapchat)

Video from social media shows a new BLM mural along Main Street in the town of Hempstead.

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The street was closed for a ceremony as the road was officially named Black Lives Matter Way.

Officials say it’s the first Long Island street to be painted since the movement took off.


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