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Security cameras donated to MLK Center in Spokane

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Two weeks have gone by since the Martin Luther King Jr. Center became a canvas for hate.

But when racial slurs were spray painted on the side of the building, the community stood together.

The paint was washed off, someone who saw what happened bought a security system for the Center, and on Thursday, a local business installed it for free.

“This is our part that we could do to make a difference and hopefully make it more secure,” said Mike Crouse of Total Security. “We’ve been blessed by people in the community choosing our company, and we want to bless the Center because of what they do in the community as well.”

Crouse and his team spent the day installing the new security system. The Executive Director of the MLK Center says it’s been inspiring to see so many people take something bad and use it for good.

“We’re very grateful for the support of the community,” said Freda Gandy. “People have just rallied around us to help us during this time.”

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