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White supremacy graffiti was discovered on Northern Kentucky University’s campus for the second time this yr

“NKU will not tolerate the white supremacy graffiti defacing our campus today or any day,” the college’s president, Ashish Vaidya, stated in a press release Saturday.

The graffiti included spray-painted stencils of the phrases, “Patriot Front,” and was discovered on ‘Housing Rock,’ a public area on campus which is used for selling college spirit and portray optimistic photographs, in accordance with Atley Smedley, Public Relations Specialist for NKU.

The Patriot Front is a White nationalist hate group that shaped after the 2017 “Unite the Right Rally,” in Charlottesville, Virginia, in accordance with the Southern Poverty Law Center. The Anti-Defamation League stated members of the group “maintain that their ancestors conquered America and bequeathed it solely to them.”

Smedley stated the graffiti was found at 2:39 a.m. on April 2nd by a member of the college group, which was then reported to the college police. The college has not but recognized any suspects concerned within the vandalism and remains to be investigating, in accordance with Smedley.

Vaidya stated the college will conduct a full investigation and improve nightly police patrols following the brand new graffiti.

“This latest act of vandalism is contrary to our core values and our commitment to fostering a more equitable, inclusive environment in which everyone is valued and free from discrimination of any kind,” Vaidya stated.

This is the second time ‘Housing Rock’ at NKU has been vandalized. NKU additionally found comparable graffiti referring to “Patriot Front” in January, in accordance with a press release from the college.

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