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Michigan church Zoom-bombed with n-word

Michigan church Zoom-bombed with n-word

St. John’s Royals Oaks Episcopal Church was Zoom-bombed during its Sunday service. Outsiders managed to say the n-word and Heil Hitler, and (possibly) appear in black face.

The Rev. Beth Taylor spoke with Detroit News:

When the online service began, Taylor and other congregants on the call began to hear what appeared to be a foreign language that turned into racist expletives and symbols like swastikas. That’s when Taylor told the congregants on the call that the Zoom feed was being ended.

After shutting the call down and restarting it, Taylor said as she began her sermon, the racist language resumed.

“We will not cease our work to bring about a just and equitable community,” Taylor said in the Facebook post. “We will not stop the work Jesus calls us to do — to renounce all forms of racism and hatred and bigotry. We know this was a very disturbing morning, and we are going to do all that we can to prevent that from happening again.”

Later Sunday Taylor went on Facebook Live:

Posted by Beth Taylor on Sunday, June 28, 2020




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