Just in case anyone thought the Obama era would bring an end to bigotry and hate, think again.
Graf’s home burned down early Jan. 18 in what authorities are calling a “suspicious fire.” Most shocking to Graf, and to some of the citizens of the county, state and nation at large, was graffiti the apparent arsonist left on scene.
Spray painted on the fence around the home it said, “Beware [expletive deleted] your black boy will die.”
While Forsyth County fire investigators refuse to comment on the nature of the statement, Graf, who moved to north Forsyth from Dover, Del., three years ago, said there’s little doubt as to its meaning.
“I do not think they were targeting me personally,” she said. “It seems obvious that this is a direct result of my support of the president. They don’t support the president, so they attack me. I’m a very easy target for someone’s racial hatred.”