Riverdale residents protest against hate
Residents in Riverdale are speaking out against hate after noticing a swastika painted in their neighborhood. People in the community were shocked to find the symbol painted on a pedestrian walkway on 238th Street between Irwin and Waldo streets.People marched down the stairs of the walkway and gathered where the swastika was painted, holding signs in protest of the message of hate. The residents prayed, and cleaned the swastika off the pavement. The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and AMCHA, The Coalition for Jewish Concerns, organized the rally to protest and remove the symbol.