Racial slur spray painted on Spokane MLK building

By Cameron Rasmusson
Reader Staff

Racist graffiti spray-painted on the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center in Spokane is the latest in a string of alleged hate crimes following the presidential election.

The Spokesman-Review reports that a racial epithet was painted Monday night on the building, which hosts education and recreational events for families. The next day, dozens of people gathered to paint over the racial slur. Spokane officials, from City Council President Ben Stuckart to Mayor David Condon, denounced the vandalism.

In a “60 Minutes” interview on Sunday, president-elect Donald Trump condemned all hateful actions in the wake of the election, saying, “I am so saddened to hear that, and I say, ‘Stop it.’”

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