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Racist flyers pop up all over downtown Spokane again

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

These flyers were found once again on Saturday placed all over downtown Spokane. Back in March, a group called Identity Evropa put racist posters on Eastern Universities campus. Roberto Rodriguez was walking downtown and happened to catch a glimpse of the flyers "With these posters my thoughts on them is why are we having them up?" questioned Rodriguez.

Roberto understands that groups have the right to free speech. But Roberto wants them to stop the hate  “We are at a point in our lives and in America where we are forward progressing all the time and the things that people are posting nowadays and the things people are posting around publicly are having an effect in public."

On their website, Identity Evropa states, "our main objective is to create a better world for people of European heritage - particularly in America - by peacefully effecting cultural change."

One poster was from an entirely different organization called American Renascence was posted in downtown saying "Your professor is scared of this book" their views are similar with that of Identity Evropa. According to a recent report from the anti-defamation league, in the last year, groups like Identity Evropa and American Renascence have been hanging banners and posters in public areas at an unprecedented rate.

Many of the posters have been taken down or have been scraped off by random people. For Roberto, he believes that these images are creating some of the issues we see today “For me personally I don't see a need for these posters and I think it's just putting false thoughts in people's heads to where they're starting to get scared for no reason whatsoever," added Rodriguez. 

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