Downtown Durham graffiti takes aim at black voters

CREDIT: WNCN
CREDIT: WNCN

DURHAM, NC (WNCN) – A Durham business owner said offensive graffiti was painted on a wall Wednesday near the busy intersection of Main and Fayetteville streets.

The graffiti at that intersection says “Black lives don’t matter and neither does your votes.”

CREDIT: WNCN
CREDIT: WNCN

Similar graffiti was found a quarter-mile away on Fayetteville Street but also had the words “Wake up!” painted.

In Tuesday’s election, Durham County was marred by voting issues. The County Board of Elections had to manually input 90,000 votes.

Hillary Clinton carried the county with nearly 79 percent of the vote over Donald Trump.

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