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Hate Speech Scrawled On Homes Of Gay Couples In Lincoln Square

By Patty Wetli | September 25, 2017 9:54am | Updated on September 25, 2017 11:47am
 Neighbors reported hateful messages and vandals painting over
Neighbors reported hateful messages and vandals painting over "Black Lives Matter" and other signs
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LINCOLN SQUARE — Weeks after hateful graffiti stunned Lincoln Square neighbors, vandals have struck again, according to reports.

Windy City Times spoke with two gay Lincoln Square couples whose "Black Lives Matter" and "Hate Has No Home Here" signs were spray-painted over on Saturday night or the wee hours of Sunday morning. "Anti white cuck" was also painted on the sidewalk in front of one of the homes.

Comments on social media indicate that the "cuck" message was sprayed in at least two other locations in the area.

Another neighbor reported a "Kek" sticker placed on her home's "black lives matter, women's rights, science is real" sign.

"Kek," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, is an alt-right meme.

“I’ve run the gamut today from being really angry, to being scared, and just put the signs back in our yard and up our efforts to resist even more,” one of the victims told CBS2.

“We’re going to keep fighting for people who are disenfranchised and disempowered, and not allow bullies to win,” he said. “The fact that the signs were destroyed just makes me know that they need to be there.”