27 Powerful Photos Of An "Immigration Is Beautiful" Mural Being Restored After It Was Defaced By Racist Graffiti

A Kansas community came together after a mural by Latino students, immigrants and undocumented immigrants was defaced with "KKK," "welfare" and "wetback."

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4. "They were pissed off that this would be yet again one more event giving Kansas a bad reputation in the national sphere," Armando Minjarez, who organized the mural told BuzzFeed.

22. "Filmmakers are working on a short clip about what happened, photographers captured the entire event, graphic designers are creating visual materials and students are organizing a fundraiser for a new project," he said, excitedly.

All photos by Thomas Dalton, volunteer for The Seed House, Casa de La Semilla.

Adrian Carrasquillo is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.

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