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Megan Rapinoe posters defaced with slurs in New York City

Added 07-11-19 12:22:01am EST - “New York City police say they are investigating after posters featuring U.S women's soccer team player Megan Rapinoe were defaced with derogatory slurs.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Police open hate crime probe after Megan Rapinoe posters defaced with slurs”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

NEW YORK — New York City police say they are investigating after posters featuring U.S women’s soccer team player Megan Rapinoe were defaced with derogatory slurs.

Police said Wednesday the vandalism, which was discovered inside the Bryant Park subway station in midtown Manhattan on Monday, was being investigated as a possible hate crime. The posters have since been scrubbed clean.

The soccer team was honored with a ticker tape parade Wednesday up New York City’s Canyon of Heroes for winning the World Cup.

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