Skip to comments.George Washington mural 'traumatizes' San Fran students; high school may remove art
Posted on 05/02/2019 11:23:05 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
A San Francisco school district may remove an 83-year-old mural of President George Washington from, ironically, George Washington High School because it traumatizes students and community members.
The work of artist Victor Arnautoff, a communist, may no longer be progressive enough for Fog City. His 13 panels for the high school, created in 1936, have been deemed problematic by the San Francisco Unified School District.
Officials say some the artists historical depictions are offensive to Native Americans and blacks.
Laura Dudnick, a spokeswoman for the district, told educational watchdog the College Fix via email Thursday that Mr. Arnautoffs work was debated by a Reflection and Action Working Group that was comprised of members of the local Native American community, students, school representatives, district representatives, local artists, and historians.
Four public meetings were held on the matter between December 2018 and February 2019.
The group claims the mural glorifies slavery, genocide, colonization, manifest destiny, white supremacy, oppression, etc., the Richmond District Blog recently reported.
At its conclusion, the group voted and the majority recommended that the Life of Washington mural be archived and removed because the mural does not represent SFUSD values...
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They're tearing down confederate statues and burning books like like crazy, I wonder if even the Great Emancipator is next?
Our Stalinesque democrats are gonna have to rename a lot of schools and burn a lot of books to airbrush out Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Lincoln and all the others.
God bless America!
Songs of the South verboten? Hell, even Kate Smith has to go now. It's not just about slavery or racism or the confederacy. Our Marxist/fascist left hates anything to do with God or America. They even hate freedom itself (a gift from God). Will the memory of Martin Luther King long survive the wrath of these God-hating, America-hating, freedom-hating socialist totalitarians? "Free at last! God Almighty, free at last!"
Amd they want to condemn President Trump as a 'fascist' for simply saying he wants to make America better? MAGA!
How soon we forget. These people (useful idiots) know nothing of mass-murdering fascism. Or even of mass-murdering Marxism.
Forgive them, Father, for they DO know what they do and we pray they see the light before it's too late.
Require them to read Flexner’s (or another) bio of Washington before they comment; then write an essay on how they would have handled the problems the Founders had (and how they would have done better).
They may get rid of the “Washington” before they get rid of the “Redskins”.
The political equivalent of autoimmune disease.
Put up a mural of Mao killing 60+ million people.
Ah, that one will come out sounding like a socialist manifesto.
Who couldn’t see this coming?
Start with Confederate generals and their statues and before you know it, you have people who want to expunge George Washington.
Ok then . . . moral people are offended by the extra marital escapades of the Kennedys and MLK
Intellectual property rights holders are offended by MLK’s plagiarism
The judiciary and Bar, which supposedly prides itself on integrity and ethics, is offended by LBJ, the Clintons, FDR et al
So let’s do away with all things related thereto
“...a Reflection and Action Working Group”
Wonder how many of them are even employed?
Read? THINK!? [gasp!]
Those are the tools of White Supremacy!
The answer to godlessness is, if I can coin a word, Godfulness.
Do we live like the events that mark Christendom actually happened, or like they are a nice parable (about just what?)
If we wait for the other guy to do it, the devil has just taken down two birds with one stone.
If our history offends you, get the hell out of our country.
Doin right ain't got no end...
This isn’t racism or colonization related.
We broke up the colonization of our nation by the British. Good grief.
At the start of our nation problems existed that couldn’t have been addressed, or the nation would not have come into being.
We would be British subjects today, if another revolution hadn’t take place.
I love it when 12-17 year old children address national and international issues.
They still haven’t had to pay for their own homes, their own utilities, put food on the table...
This is nothing more or less than Leftist activist groups trying to destroy the nation one brick at a time.
Someone needs to tell these groups to F/O.
* Search and Destroy *
I've even heard the ridiculous assertion that the only reason we wanted to gain independence was that the British were going to end Slavery. There are people out there who actually believe this.
Evil won’t spare us if we spare our own investment in the Lord.
baby steps...that’s why they started with Confederate statues. And this was how they got to homo marriage. They chipped away slowly..
God Bless America and May God Destroy Liberals Everywhere..
Shouldn’t the school attempt at least to teach these young skulls full of mush why they should not be offended by these images instead of kowtowing to politically correct snowflake whims and removing them? The school is simply reinforcing snowflakery.
It’s why we should have told them to screw off when they went after the Dixie flag.
The Stars and Strips is now front and center.
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