BALTIMORE (WJZ) — For many young people, sports athletes are like heroes. But here in Baltimore, they’re a symbol of community and peace.

In response to recent gun violence that’s been plaguing our city, a new mural stands in the Charles North area featuring one of our very own, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, throwing up a peace sign.

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The mural is part of a nationwide tour called Stop Gun Violence. The work is curated by international artist Kyle Holbrook.

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If you’d like to check it out, the mural is located off North Howard Street in the Charles North area.

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CBS Baltimore Staff