Artist weighs in on pipeline controversy with billboard

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 09, 2021 1:53 PM CT | Published: July 05, 2021 3:10 PM CT
<strong>&ldquo;Ice Cream Melting,&rdquo; part of artist Najee Dorsey&rsquo;s&nbsp;&ldquo;Poor People&rsquo;s Campaign&rdquo; series, now stands on Interstate 55, across from Valero in Memphis.</strong> (Submitted)

“Ice Cream Melting,” part of artist Najee Dorsey’s “Poor People’s Campaign” series, now stands on Interstate 55, across from Valero in Memphis. (Submitted)

A billboard depicting a young girl holding melting ice cream now stands on Interstate 55, across from the Valero refinery in South Memphis. 

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Memphis Community Against Pollution Justin J. Pearson Byhalia Connection Pipeline Najee Dorsey Valero
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Rob Moore

Rob Moore is an Arkansas native who moved to Memphis to attend the University of Memphis. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English. He covers general assignments as well as arts and culture.


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