The photo and report are from the Highland Park Improvement Club:

Please Help – Someone has stolen the BLM banners from the Highland Park Improvement Club fence – we have recovered half of them but are still searching for the rest. The piece we have was found around 14th & Thistle. Please email with any leads – hpic1919@gmail.com

HPIC is a nonprofit community organization headquartered in a century-old building at 12th and Holden, and has been busy even with the pandemic putting gatherings on hold, offering free food for families, among other things.

3 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: HPIC's BLM banners stolen"

  • heartless July 30, 2020 (6:28 pm)

    Looking over the comments about the BLM protest the other night, it seems like every other comment reproached them for marching in such an liberal and supportive enclave.  People wrote things like “You’re preaching to the choir!” and “West Seattle is already supporting the movement!” and “Why waste time marching in liberal and progressive neighborhoods?!” 

    If there can be a silver lining here maybe it’s that those people might now re-think their views.

    • KBear July 30, 2020 (9:06 pm)

      And in case anyone is confused, those commenters are not supporters of BLM. They would like it swept under the rug, but the fact is, there wouldn’t be a protest here if we didn’t have a problem here. 

  • Rob B July 30, 2020 (8:46 pm)

    I also had a BLM sign stolen from my yard last week. What the heck is going on? I don’t like Donald trump signs either but I don’t go stealing those from private property! 

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