East High mural for civil rights icons unveiled

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ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — A new mural at East High School in Rochester honors local and international civil rights icons.

City leaders got together on Thursday to unveil and celebrate the new mural.

The mural features Constance Mitchell, the first African American woman elected to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors. It also features Minister Franklin D. Florence of Rochester, who founded the local civil rights group F.I.G.H.T., and Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X.