Shameful! Can one guess/surmise where this is coming from? What has been the inspiration? Or rather … who?
Image Credit: Auburn Old School
A historic Virginia school for black children in the middle of renovations was defaced with graffiti including swastikas and “White Power” slogans this weekend, causing significant damage, CNN reported.
The Ashburn Colored School opened in 1892 to provide free public education for black people in Ashburn, Loudoun County, and continued to operate for more than 65 years before closing in July 1959, according to the Loudon School for the Gifted, which launched a project to restore the site as a museum in 2014. On Saturday night, an unknown individual or individuals spray-painted the site with a variety of graffiti including obscene images, Nazi swastikas and a scrawled “White Power” message.
“While we are heartbroken about this senseless act, please know that our students, volunteers, and community will work even harder to complete the dream of renovating the Ashburn Colored School,”…
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