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Charlotte LGBT-friendly church targeted with racial graffiti

This is not the first time this church has been vandalized.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A south Charlotte church known for supporting the LGBT community has been vandalized with racial graffiti on the front door and walls.

Someone spray-painted "It's okay to be white" and "Free Kekistan" -- a made up country popular on propaganda social sites -- on the walls of Wedgewood Church, near South Boulevard and Park Road.

Church leaders say they are looking at video surveillance to see if they can recognize who's behind the graffiti. They installed the cameras in response to similar instances in the past few months.

The church had graffiti spray-painted on the colorful front doors, which resemble the pride flag. The racial graffiti was spray-painted over a big section on the side of the church.

Church leaders have said they've been targeted multiple times in the past several years.

Vandals have spray-painted anti-gay graffiti and homophobic slurs on the front doors of the church in the past. Vandals have also damaged church property in the past. No suspects have been named for this instance.

Stay tuned to WCNC for updates on this ongoing story.

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