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Should all statues, monuments and likenesses that remind us of slavery be removed from site?


How far should we go to remove our history? Were the concentration camps of Europe not left in place to remind us of what humankind was capable of? Will removing physical reminders heal racism? Perhaps reminders can work to serve a purpose. Eighteen of our presidents owned slaves... Should we erase all of their likenesses from view, and where do we start?

 

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Ronald E Franklin (RonElFran) says

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    Dean Traylor 3 months ago

    My understanding is that some of these monuments were put up during the civil rights movement of the 60s as a means of defiance for the passage of civil rights laws during that time.


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    Jeff Boettner (howlermunkey) 3 months ago

    Im going to say it like it is: There are some major global economical and political parties who may benefit by creating racial strife in our society. Trump is not a racist. Yes, Trump is white.

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