Another View of Paradise. OG Slick’s mural, titled “Can’t Save the Queen,” captures the continuing politics of colonialism in contemporary Hawai’i — politics that were top of mind for the teens in Jacked Up and Unjust.
To see the words of Queen Lili’oukalani’s protest letter to President McKinley, June 7, 1897: http://libweb.hawaii.edu/digicoll/annexation/protest/liliu5.html
More about Honolulu murals and Slick’s art: http://www.streetartnews.net/2015/02/pow-wow-hawaii-15-og-slick-creates-new.html
Thanks to Slick for permission to use his mural for Jacked Up and Unjust. Photo credit belongs to Brandon Shigeta.