Murals. Those large, colorful, and occasionally controversial works of public art. They are an effective tool of social emancipation, achieving a political goal, or illustrating the history of a place or a culture. The driving purpose of the mural is to connect the communities that they represent. For some students at Metropolitan State College of Denver in Denver, Colorado, this concept has transcended into a beautiful reality. This multimedia piece explores the work of Metro State's Mural Painting class, which completed a massive mural depicting various aspects of ancient Mexican culture on the eastern wall of the Sisters of Color United for Education building at 8th Avenue and Federal Boulevard in west Denver in the fall of 2010, reflecting the richness of the Latino population of the surrounding neighborhood.

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