Racist Leaves Noose At Exhibition In The National Musuem Of African American And History

Yesterday, a noose was discovered by tourists visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture in an exhibition on segregation making it the second time in a week that this would be happening. The police are treating this event as a racist event, the Park police came to investigate, closed the exhibit gallery for three hours and removed the noose.

noose found in museum

In a statement to its staff, the Director of the museum , Lonnie Bunch stated that

The noose has long represented a deplorable act of cowardice and depravity—a symbol of extreme violence for African Americans. Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face

The secretary the Smithsonian Institution David Skorton also stated that

The Smithsonian family stands together in condemning this act of hatred and intolerance, especially repugnant in a museum that affirms and celebrates the American values of inclusion and diversity

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