Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Color Me Back program was featured on WHYY, highlighting the impactful work of individuals experiencing economic insecurity. The reporter even rode his bike with a GoPro through the painted columns to capture the beautiful imagery.
Homeless artists paid to paint 200 columns underneath Broad Street
Hull said his life is not so far removed from the lives of the Color Me Back participants, many of whom had no homes, no money, and no prospects. He said he once lived on the streets when he was young, and was involved with gangs, drugs, and guns.