Color The Creek for Black Lives Matter 2020 Mural. Photo by Jaiyda Tyler. BATTLE CREEK— After years of civil unrest across the nation, Battle Creek artists have taken on covering the city in murals and quotes when social injustice has come to threaten their immediate community. For residents of Battle Creek, 2020 was the year that sparked change within the city. Residents set foot downtown to march in protest of police brutality and support of victims across the world on June 6, 2020.