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#IStandWithMunira born out of racist graffiti targeting Ward 2 candidate

"Go back home" were the words scrawled in red on a campaign sign of Ward 2 candidate Munira Abukar over the long weekend. Her face had been scribbled out and her name overwritten with "b----."

#IStandWithMunira filled with compassionate and supportive tweets

"Go back home" were the words scrawled in red on a campaign sign of Ward 2 candidate Munira Abukar over the long weekend. Her face had been scribbled out and her name overwritten with "b----." 

In an interview with CBC News, the 22-year-old said "it's not a matter of being sad. It's a matter of taking anger and applying it positively and saying 'I don't give in to hate. I don't give in to coercion and bullying.'"

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