Modal close

Hi there!

Did you know that you can get our headlines, stories and web exclusives delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for our Daily News Digest today! Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.

NYC: Local Leaders Decry Racist Graffiti at African Burial Ground

HeadlineNov 06, 2018

In New York City, local leaders gathered at the African Burial Ground Monument Monday to condemn racist graffiti found on a sign at the historic landmark last week that read ”KILL N*****S.” Last week, anti-Semitic graffiti was found at several sites in Brooklyn, New York, including a synagogue. City Councilmember Jumaane Williams warned yesterday of an “atmosphere that’s been created in this country, unfortunately that’s coming down to the city and this state.” This comes as ABC News identified at least 17 criminal cases where Trump’s name or his rhetoric was directly invoked in connection with acts of violence.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Up arrowTop