Rally Against Racism in Port Colborne

A rally against racism in Port Colborne today in the wake of a hate crime that has rocked the community.

Back on February 15th the Benner family home was broken into, when police investigated they found a racial slur spray painted in the daughter's bedroom.

Ruby is 16 and white, her boyfriend Jayden is black.

Both are Grade 10 students at Lakeshore Catholic High School in Port Colborne.

Niagara Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime, there are no suspects at this point.

The invasion has lead to an outcry in the community, with many coming forward to show support for the teens and their families.

The rally starts at 12pm in Market Square in Port Colborne.

CKTB News will be there.