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Ben’s Chili Bowl’s new mural, revealed in eight photos

The new mural features big names like Michelle Obama and Muhammad Ali

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Before, Ben’s Chili Bowl’s infamous mural featured Donnie Simpson, Barack Obama, Chuck Brown, and Bill Cosby. Now, after approximately three weeks of work, a brand new mural is gracing the historic building with over 15 celebrities chosen through a public voting process.

This brand new mural, called “The Torch,” depicts Harriet Tubman holding a lantern that spreads light onto the other figures featured.

Wondering which celebrities made the cut for this brand new mural? See all the names below:

  • Muhammad Ali
  • Marion Barry
  • Chuck Brown
  • Dave Chappelle
  • Roberta Flack
  • Dick Gregory
  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton
  • Barack Obama
  • Michelle Obama
  • Russ Parr
  • Prince
  • Donnie Simpson
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Jim Vance
  • Wale

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