Nantucket’s African Meeting House Vandalized with Racist Graffiti – Boston Magazine


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The incident occurred between Saturday evening and Sunday morning, according to police, and is being investigated as a hate crime.

The African Meeting House on Nantucket was defaced with racist graffiti over the weekend, and police are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

On Sunday, residents woke up to find the n word, the word “leave,” and what appeared to be a phallic symbol spray-painted across the historic site’s front. The incident occurred between 4 p.m. Saturday and 6:45 a.m. Sunday, and police are canvassing the neighborhood to get to the bottom of the crime, according to a press release. Community members gathered early Sunday morning to wash the graffiti off the building, The Inquirer and…

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