Beastie Boys Hold Peace Rally After Swastikas, “Go Trump” Spray-Painted At Adam Yauch’s Memorial
A memorial park in Brooklyn honoring Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch received a fresh paint job after it was found vandalized with swastikas and the words “Go Trump” Friday (Nov. 18).
— Karen Wang (@kw492) November 18, 2016
In addition, the Beastie Boys' official Twitter account announced a rally in Brooklyn Sunday (Nov. 20), to take “a stand against hate message.”
Hate has no place in Brooklyn, NYC, or America.
Join us on Sunday to stand against hate messages.
11:30, Adam Yauch Park, Brooklyn, NYC pic.twitter.com/DZXcUyZauP
— Beastie Boys (@beastieboys) November 19, 2016
The vandalism was the latest in sting of racist messages in wake of President-elect Donald Trump's big election win against Hillary Clinton.
Yauch who was Jewish, passed away from Cancer in 2012. He was 47.
See photos from the rally below.
— nasty little man (@NastyLittleMan) November 20, 2016
A photo posted by Scott Lynch (@scoboco) on
— Michael Nigro (@Nigrotime) November 20, 2016
— Jeronimo Saldaña (@JeronimoSaldana) November 20, 2016
— Lucky Tran (@luckytran) November 20, 2016