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Overnight in the middle of the two-day Asian-American community's Dragon Festival in July 2008, Lei Yixin's Phalen Park sculpture "Meditation" was spray-painted with swastikas, KKK symbols and racial slurs, all obviously aimed at the city's Asian-Americans.

For artist-in-residence Marcus Young, art is action

Overnight in the middle of the two-day Asian-American community's Dragon Festival in July 2008, Lei Yixin's Phalen Park sculpture "Meditation" was spray-painted with swastikas, KKK symbols and racial slurs, all obviously aimed at the city's Asian-Americans.

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Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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