Racist Graffiti Found on High School's Black History Display

A Massachusetts high school in investigating after a display celebrating African-American history was defaced with racist graffiti.

The MetroWest Daily News reports that the N-word was discovered on the Wayland High School display just days after the town celebrated its 50th anniversary in the Metropolitan Council for Education Opportunity.

METCO is a state desegregation program that buses inner city minority students to suburban schools.

Superintendent Arthur Unobskey says the "hateful words" won't be tolerated.

Principal Allyson Mizoguchi said in a letter to parents that the school needed to work toward becoming a "fully inclusive" community.

Students say other racist messages have been written in the school including a swastika.

Police Chief Patrick Swanick says it's not a hate crime and school officials are handling the matter internally.

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