Adam Yauch Park in Brooklyn Vandalized with Pro-Trump Graffiti, Swastikas

A park in Brooklyn Heights dedicated to the memory of Beastie Boy Adam “MCA” Yauch in 2013, was vandalized during the night Thursday.

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Yauch was raised Jewish and played at the former Palmetto Park as a child. He became a practicing Buddhist later in life, apologizing for early Beastie Boys lyrics deemed offensive to women and denouncing Islamaphobia. Yauch died in 2012 at the age of 47 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

City councilor Brad Lander took to Twitter Friday speaking out on the issue.

Billboard reports that vandals took to playground equipment with crudely spray-painted swastikas and the words “Go Trump,” in another of a growing number of hate crimes reported since last week’s presidential election.

Local leaders have announced a gathering in the park for Sunday morning to denounce the hate speech.