New Americans Museum in San Diego Defaced With Anti-Immigrant Messages

On Saturday, the Facebook page of the New Americans Museum posted the following update:

Today our exhibition signage was vandalized and defaced with anti immigrant slurs. Our space exists to uplift and celebrate the contributions of all multi generational immigrants and that diversity on which our Country was built and continues to stands on…

It also posted the following two images…

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As well as a video message from Linda Sotelo, the museum’s Executive Director:

So far, fans of the museum’s Facebook page have expressed concern and support.

The San Diego-based nonprofit museum, which opened in 2008, “strives to promote understanding and interaction between newcomers and native-born Americans while helping our newest citizens connect with and prosper in their new homeland,” according to its website.

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