Historic Ashburn Colored School defaced with swastikas, white power signs

Shameful! Can one guess/surmise where this is coming from? What has been the inspiration? Or rather … who?

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Historic Ashburn Colored School defaced with swastikas, white power signs

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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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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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