Vandals attacked and defaced the Chicago Blackhawks’ Indian Chief mascot statue under cover of darkness Sunday night or early Monday morning. The attackers poured red paint over the statue and spraypainted messages including “Defund the Police” around the base.
A series of tweets by Twitter user No Racist Mascots, @zhigaagoong, shows the damage inflicted on the statues during the overnight hours of October 11-12. Vandals doused the statue of the Chicago Blackhawks’ mascot and the surrounding hockey players in red paint.
good morning, zhigaagoong pic.twitter.com/mLZ5z7pLok
— no racist mascots (@zhigaagoong) October 12, 2020
At least one of the photos reveals the attack on the statue occurred during the hours of darkness.
A video posted by the same person points out the irony of a message on the United Center that reads “We are United Against Racism.” The Twitter poster comments, “We are united against racism (but for racist