The newly-opened Trump Tower in Washington, DC, has been defaced with “Black Lives Matter” slogans in photos that quickly went viral on social media.
Donald Trump’s new Washington hotel was vandalized Saturday with spray-painted messages of “Black Lives Matter” and “No Justice No Peace” on its front entrance.
Meanwhile in DC…protesters seem to have defaced the Trump International Hotel. Workers just covered the graffiti. pic.twitter.com/gIOpB6dCmY
— Jazmin Bailey (@JazminMBailey) October 1, 2016
The vandalism comes in the heat of a racially charged presidential contest. Hillary Clinton, who has met with Black Lives Matter protesters, said in their presidential debate last week that Trump “has a long record of engaging in racist behavior.”
She also famously declared that half of Trump’s supporters are part of a “basket of deplorables” — including racists.
Read the rest of the story here.