Skip to comments.Another Abolitionist Statue Vandalized Over Fourth of July Weekend
Posted on 07/06/2020 7:57:14 AM PDT by Kaslin
Another testament to the public education system in America, idiots tore down a statue of Frederick Douglass, the fierce abolitionist. A statue of the former slave in Rochester, New York, was reportedly torn down and removed sometime over the Fourth of July weekend.
A Frederick Douglas statue in Maplewood Park was removed from its base overnight. pic.twitter.com/J43hqxuHTT Atyia Collins (@Atyia_Collins) July 5, 2020
The base of a Frederick Douglass statue torn down overnight here in Maplewood Park. Bits of the statue scattered around the area. @News_8 pic.twitter.com/L6qgV7bVH2 Ben Densieski (@BenDensieski) July 5, 2020
After escaping slavery, Douglass became a leader in the abolitionist movement. His fiery antislavery writings and legendary oratory helped galvanize abolitionists in the north.
RochesterFirst reports the statue was found over a fence just feet from its original base. The statue will be repaired and police are investigating the incident. The damage comes on the 168th anniversary of Douglass's famous speech, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July." Coincidence?
RochesterFirst reports that leaders behind the statue's creation suspect the vandalism may have been some sort of retaliation for the widespread vandalism against other statues across the country. But there's no word yet as to why the statue was targeted.
And it wouldn't be the first time the leftist mob showcased their ignorance of history. Protesters in Philadelphia spray-painted "murderer," "colonizer," and "ACAB (all cops are bastards)" on a statue of Matthias Baldwin, another abolitionist. So, who knows?
Proves they dont care what the statue is they just want to erase ALL history, just like the Taliban and ISIS.
Thank you Nimrata Randhawa for starting this frenzy of history erasing.
We cannot fix stupid. We will have these stupid, dependent adult-children with us forever. They must be supervised.
Apparently someone is opposed to the abolition of slavery.
The demoKKKrats want their slaves back.
Watch the enemedia portray it as right wing activists, getting even.
Ugg. I wondered how long it would take for retaliation and backlash. Unfortunate, but not unexpected.
BLM just completely undermined itself.
That is a possibility. To deny it is to deny human nature and the desire for revenge. Certainly the Left will declare GUILTY with no possibility of being proven innocent, but it may well have been done as revenge.
BLM/ANTIfA morons or retaliation by MAGA/whites?
Either way, it is a crime of the left. If the former, it’s their direct fault. If it’s the latter, it’s their fault because they established the standard. If it offends thee, destroy it. Way to go libtards!
Two generations of not learning history in school = Old guys with beards, bad like orange man.
A pro-gun Republican who said a man’s rights lie in three boxes, the ballot box, the jury box and the cartridge box.
Nothing left to tear down, I guess.
Too bad they don’t teach history in skools anymore.
Frederick Douglass’ father was white so he was a “white African American” (just like George Zimmerman is a “white Hispanic”).
Frederick Douglass was the one of the greatest abolitionist. His life story would make a great 12 part miniseries if only Hollyweird wasn’t so racist.
Maybe it’s a take off from “The Jerk” “they hate those cans!”
“They hate those statues!”
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