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Racist terror defaces the African Meeting House in Nantucket. The old church, school and meeting house from 1827 played an important role in abolitionist movement and is the only standing public structure from 18th-19th century Black community there.
RT @TownofNantucket@twitter.com Nantucket Police officers are conducting an investigation in order to find the vandals responsible for the racist graffiti that appeared this morning at the the front doors of this historical building.

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