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Mural Artists Help Beautify Washington, DC

Graffiti is a crime that afflicts most major U.S. cities, including Washington, D.C. Walls and the sides of buildings, especially in low-income neighborhoods, are often defaced by this illegal form of artistic expression. But officials in the nation's capital have come up with an innovative way to overcome their graffiti problem. MuralsDC enlists the talents of these local artists to help beautify, rather than deface the city. Eric Ricks is one of those graffiti artists who used...

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