African-American historic site on Nantucket defaced by racist graffiti

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(Photo credit NANTUCKET MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY)

By Jeremy C. Fox, bostonglobe.com

Nantucket residents were stunned to awaken Sunday morning and find racist graffiti defacing an African-American historic site.

“It was incredibly hurtful. In a sense, it just feels like nowhere’s safe,” said Charity-Grace Mofsen, who manages the island’s African Meeting House, in a phone interview Sunday.

Read more at https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2018/03/11/african-american-historic-site-nantucket-defaced-racist-graffiti/HAOGPFYNd69PBdtaZohe1H/story.html

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