The Phillips family is from Tenino, Washington. It’s a small town and they’re one of the few African-American families. They went camping one weekend and came back to their house having been painted and they had no idea why.
Little did they know that their home had been vandalized when somebody painted the letters “KKK” across the exterior. It was awful. “It made me want to cry when I saw it,” said one neighbor named Heidi Russell.
So the neighborhood banded together and threw a painting party. “Our biggest concern was getting this done before the family came home because they have small children and we didn’t want them to see their truck or their home vandalized,” said Russell.
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