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||Hate mail threatening Obamas, Biden, Harris sent to DuSable
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The Secret Service is investigating six threatening letters sent to the DuSable Museum of African American History that mention President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and the Obama family, among others, The Chicago Tribune reported.
Museum President/CEO Perri Irmer said DuSable is "no stranger to racial hate mail," although these missives are different because they threatened the president and other elected officials. The letters also reference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as well as Sens. Mitch McConnell and Elizabeth Warren, among others.
The Washington Park-based museum contacted the Secret Service when they received the first letter, Irmer said, in addition to the FBI, Chicago Police Department and Chicago Park District, since the museum is on district land.
The museum has been closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are plans for it to reopen on Juneteenth (June 19).
The full article is at www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-hate-mail-dusable-museum-20210427-swxsnki6yrbxjhbs4oocpcl7je-story.html .
This article shared 2463 times since Wed Apr 28, 2021
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