Muslim group denounces racist graffiti in Rhode Island and Virginia

A national Muslim advocacy group is denouncing racist graffiti found in Rhode Island and Virginia. The Council on American-Islamic Relations said Wednesday that graffiti was found recently on the Stillwater Scenic Trail in Smithfield, R.I. The organization didn’t elaborate on the vandalism, but local news outlets said the graffiti was critical of the Black Lives Matter movement and included expletives. CAIR noted that some residents have also complained local officials are not doing enough to remove the graffiti and have yet to publicly condemn it. Meanwhile in Virginia, police recently found …

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