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By Jamie Henneman
The Times 

Black Lives Matter sign defaced in Davenport

Property owner will repaint, repost


Last updated 7/20/2020 at 3:11pm

Jamie Henneman | The Times

Lynn Leslie's homemade "Black Lives Matter"sign was defaced in Davenport over the weekend.

DAVENPORT - A "Black Lives Matter" sign on the lawn of Lynn Leslie was defaced with spray paint last weekend, marring the sign that Leslie said was meant to bring awareness to the goal of the BLM movement. A vandal sprayed over the word "black" and changed the word "matter" to a mis-spelled version of "murder" on the sign located along 3rd street in Davenport.

"The Black Lives Matter movement is about change, it is about acceptance, it is about forgiveness, it is about justice and equal opportunity," Leslie said. "The commitment to change can happen if we as a nation 'believe it' and wholeh...

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