Racist Easter eggs left on lawns of Virginia community
Neighbors in a Herico County, Virginia community say they were shocked and appalled after finding eggs with racist messages on their front lawns Easter Sunday.
Each egg carried a slip of paper with a typed message.
One message targets diversity and immigration. The other had links to websites outlining the ideology of whoever spread these eggs. Many of the plastic eggs were spread on Dunsmore Road front yards.
“I was like, ‘Oh, one of the neighbors gave me an egg.’ And I opened it up, and it had this horrible message in it,” described neighbor Jim McCarty.
The message read “‘Diversity’ = White Genocide.” The slip of paper further states immigration of “non whites” is genocide. Other eggs had links to two websites, depicting more controversial ideology.
“I was stunned by it, on Easter Sunday,” said McCarty. “I wonder how many children picked these up and said, ‘Look what I got. Oh, I got hatred on Easter Sunday. What a great gift.'”
Other eggs and loose messages could be spotted around the block. Henrico police say they are investigating the incident.
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