30-07-2015 Hits:27 Local Brian Karem
BETHESDA - Members of a church here say they have no idea removed part of their sign supporting racial equality.
The sign, “Black Lives Matter,” was found defaced Wednesday afternoon. A member of River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation constructed a wooden frame in order to make sure the sign did not get stolen but a vandal found a different way to make a statement.
“The black part of ‘black lives matter’ was surgically cut out of the sign,” Rita Parks, chairwoman of the racial equality task force said.
Parks said that the church has had problems in previous years with a marriage equality sign getting stolen.
Each time the sign was stolen, the church put up a new sign in its place, Ana Lim, congregational minister for the church said. The sign is located right outside the church, visible from both River Road and Whittier Road, Lim said.
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