People in the Central Valley have painted murals for decades. They’ve represented civil rights and worker equality as well advertisements for companies. But FM89’s Ezra David Romero found that many murals painted today in places like Fresno have taken on a very different tone than murals painted just a few decades ago.
In the 1960s John Sierra started painting murals in the Fresno area.
His paintings had a strong political bent and many were mobile because of the lack of available walls.