Skip to comments.California cops probing ‘horrific’ graffiti on MLK statue as hate crime
Posted on 07/06/2021 12:06:16 PM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. in California was vandalized with “horrific graffiti” in a despicable act that’s being investigated as a hate crime, officials say.
Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia said the likeness of the civil rights icon at Martin Luther King Jr. Park was defaced over the July Fourth holiday weekend.
“The LBPD are investigating this as a hate crime and we are working to catch whoever committed this awful act,” Garcia tweeted Monday. “Our MLK statue is a symbol of hope and justice for the community. This hate and desecration has no place in our city.”
A photo posted to Twitter showed the statue spray-painted with what appeared to be a swastika and SS bolts — two common neo-Nazi and white supremacy symbols, according to the Anti-Defamation League
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Hmmm... maybe a false flag, but was it a hate crime when BLM/ANTIFA was pulling down Lincoln, Washington, etc?
I thought this was an article from Babylon Bee.
I also believe there is no such thing as a hate crime. The crime is beating, shooting, maiming. etc etc. Hate is a thought....thoughts are not crimes...they are what they are...thoughts.
I think the statue is an ugly piece of cr**.
I’ll lay you odds it was a black person did it.....................
Can’t have a man judged by the content of his character rather than the color of his skin, can we?
Is it a “hate crime” to knock down a statue of Abraham Lincoln?
False flag? Agreed. When it is discovered who really did it it will quietly be buried in 3, 2, 1. However, the MSM will keep it alive as a MAGA atrocity somehow related to January 6th. And when the lie is repeated often enough it will become truth.
But pulling down statues of founding fathers, major leaders and well-known figures from our history is not horrific? This nation is just about completely gone.
There is a camera pointed at the statue about 35 feet away on the Youth Sports building. This should be easy to solve... if they want to solve it ....
“I smell a false flag by Antifa of BLM.”
Maybe, maybe not but either way it’s becoming blasphemy rather than vandalism.
Black FBI agent, most likely.
Sorry but destroying statues is okay and MlK is a racist since he wanted people to be judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin
“Horrific.” Hyperbole much?
There could have been a drive-by shooting in this same MLK park that killed 3 and the news would not have been as hyperbolic
BLM has already desecrated MLK’s legacy
Would not surprise me at all...............................
It’s just speech right?
Like General Trudeau says - people have a right to complain and when you support burning things down and calling to “burn it ALL down” well… what do you expect?
White folks know a crime like this would get a person 20 years in solitary confinement.
One statue gets vandalized this year, and they’re going nuts and on the rampage to find out who.
Hundreds of statues last year painted, trashed, broken, toppled, in plain public for all to see, and NOTHING.
Hell with them.
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