WHEC News ... and President Donald Trump got involved...but not in a favorable manner.  Here's what Trump tweeted regarding the statue being vandalized:

Rochester, NY Mayor Lovely Ann Warren was not quiet about President Trump's Tweet:

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There's speculation that whoever damaged the statute may have been motivated by a speech Frederick Douglass ironically delivered In Rochester, on July 5, 1852.  According to WHEC News in Rochester,  the speech was called

""What to the Slave is the Fourth of July," in which he called the celebration of liberty a sham in a nation that enslaves and oppresses its Black citizens."

 

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