Racist, Anti-Gay Graffiti At Smith Voc

Racist, Anti-Gay Graffiti At Smith Voc

Photo: WHMP

(Northampton, MA)  —  Racist and anti-gay graffiti has been found at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School.  The message written on a boys’ bathroom wall was discovered by a custodian Monday afternoon. A second message was carved into an outdoor picnic table.   Superintendent Jeffrey Peterson tells the “Gazette” he does not believe any of his students are responsible.

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