Black Lives Matter sign ripped from ground shortly after Town of Greenburgh installs it

Officials say a sign that read "All Lives Can't Matter Until Black Lives Matter” was ripped out of the ground on Knollwood Road in White Plains.

News 12 Staff

May 15, 2021, 3:18 PM

Updated 1,069 days ago

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A Black Lives Matter sign was vandalized in Greenburgh shortly after it was installed.
Officials say a sign that read "All Lives Can't Matter Until Black Lives Matter” was ripped out of the ground on Knollwood Road in White Plains.
A nearby sign that said “Welcome to Greenburgh" was also removed.
The Black Lives Matter sign was part of a town-wide project to support the movement.
Police say they are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
Janice Griffith, the president of the White Plains-Greenburgh NAACP, says the vandalism isn't surprising.
"People are still feeling that Black lives don't matter and the very thought of people trying to say that they do matter is very disturbing to some people," Griffith says.
Greenburgh police are working with the Westchester District Attorney's Office to identify who may have been responsible.


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