Norwalk decides to take down controversial mural

Officials say they have received complaints about the painting which depicts a scene from a Mark Twain novel in which a slave appears to be carrying a white man's luggage.

Officials say they have received complaints about the painting which depicts a scene from a Mark Twain novel in which a slave appears to be carrying a white man's luggage. (5/3/16)

NORWALK - Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling confirms the city is removing a controversial mural on display at City Hall for decades.

Officials say they've received complaints about the painting which depicts a scene from a Mark Twain novel in which a slave appears to be carrying a white man's luggage.

The fate of the mural was discussed at a public hearing last week.

Rilling says the mural will possibly be relocated to a less prominent public location than City Hall.

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