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Statue honoring writer of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' damaged (VIDEOS)

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Statue honoring writer of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' damaged (VIDEOS)
The man who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Francis Scott Key, was honored with a statue in Baltimore 106-years-ago. Early on Wednesday, that century-old monument was defaced with red paint, spelling out the words, “Racist Anthem.” Officials report receiving a call around 6:30 a.m., stating that the monument had been vandalized. Police say the monument was tagged with black lettering and red paint. Along with the vandalism to the statue, the ground near it had also been painted with the third stanza of Key’s anthem: “No refuge could save, Hireling or slave, From terror of flight, Or gloom of grave.” The
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