Among the blight and poverty in many of Detroit’s neighborhoods are colorful reminders of perseverance and pride.
Most of the murals were painted by residents who see hope and promise in a city that refuses to give up.
Here are 20 murals in Detroit neighborhoods captured over the past year. All photos by Steve Neavling.
Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.