Racial slurs spray-painted on home in El Mirage

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Police are investigating a possible hate crime in an El Mirage neighborhood. Racial slurs and were found spray-painted on one family's home near Thunderbird and El Mirage roads. 

"I think the most hurtful thing that was written was 'monkey go home,'" says the home's resident, Tishonda White. "That's a very degrading word to use towards African-Americans. We hear it all the time. And to go home? This is my home."

White took pictures of the graffiti which included the N-word and the phrase, "Trump was here," plastered on her front door.

El Mirage police say they were called out to the home for a report of criminal damage.  Investigators say that they have no leads or suspects at this time.

Neighbors were sharing posts of the graffiti, with statements like, "It really make me sick to my stomach," and "What is wrong with people?"

The community has now rallied around the family, with volunteers showing up at the home to paint over the hateful words. White says some of them came by with food and supplies. Others even donated money to help her family purchase security cameras.

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