One resident says she can’t believe someone from the community was responsible.

White nationalist group's 'Keep America American' flyers left in Gwinnett driveways

“Keep America American.”

Those were the first words a Gwinnett County community woke up to Easter Sunday after a white nationalist group left flyers encouraging the neighborhood to report unauthorized immigrants. 

“I posted about this being hate mail,” Braselton resident Anna Roper told Channel 2 Action News. “I picked up as many as I could and put them in the trash.”

The flyers, left by Texas-based The Patriot Front, included a hotline for tipsters to call Homeland Security to report undocumented citizens. According to the Anti-Defamation League, the white supremacist group is rooted in maintaining America’s identity as a European-American identity through regular distribution of racist and anti-Semitic messages. 

But the “terrible” messages didn’t end there.

Roper said racist graffiti targeted toward black people were left on a bridge near the Mulberry Park subdivision. Those messages have since been painted over, Channel 2 reported. It is not clear if the same group is behind the graffiti. 

Roper said the flyers and messages were surprising since the neighborhood is diverse. 

“I’ve cried a lot this morning about this,” she said. “…It means a lot to me.” 

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