NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Charlottesville, Virginia, may be hundreds of miles away from New York but what happened there is being felt by many people right here.
"I think that when there are events that shake our trust in each other, it's really important to have opportunities to connect and I think this is one of them," said Matthew Chavez, the artist behind the sticky notes project in the subway along the L train pathway in Chelsea. He calls it "Subway Therapy."
"I think it's important for people to have conversations," he said. "To be able to connect in these divided time. That's why I'm here."
The artist only started this Wednesday and by Thursday afternoon about 100 notes were posted. He did something similar to this after the election. He is hoping that like that project, this will help bring people together.
Katherine stopped to write and leave a note. Now she has made a new friend, Emma. Both say they've experienced racism firsthand.
While some of the messages are angry and its authors used this wall as an outlet, many more are messages of love and healing.
One reads: "Let's bring peace back into this world once and for all" -- a simple message we can all only hope for.