Nantucket’s African Meetinghouse Vandalized With Racist, Explicit Graffiti

March 12, 2018

Racist and sexually explicit vandalism was found spray painted over the weekend on the African Meeting House in Nantucket, a cultural center and safe space for the island’s African-American community. While many consider Nantucket a picturesque, problem-free New England getaway, it’s clear the island is not immune from racial issues. Jim Braude was joined by Marita Rivero, the executive director of the Museum of African American History, which includes the African Meeting House. Rivero is also the former vice president and general manager for radio and television at WGBH.

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