Vandals Deface MLK Jr. Bridge With Racist Slurs (VIDEO)

By Rachelle Spence - 21Alive

July 6, 2014 Updated Jul 6, 2014 at 7:21 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Defaced by vandals, again. As of Sunday morning, two benches along the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge had racist and vulgar language written on them.

"Death to mixed racers," among the hate speech.

This marks the second time that the bridge has been vandalized. Two weeks ago, the portrait of Doctor King had a smiley face spray painted on it.

The vandalism on the benches also makes reference to Joseph Paul Franklin.

Franklin was a white supremacist who was sentenced to death in Missouri last November.




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