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CNN reporter calls Mt. Rushmore a ‘monument of two slave owners’ on land ‘wrestled away from Native Americans’

CNN reporter calls Mt. Rushmore a ‘monument of two slave owners’ on land ‘wrestled away from Native Americans’

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Reporting from South Dakota ahead of President Trump's Independence Day speech Friday, CNN reporter Leyla Santiago referred to Mount Rushmore merely as a "monument of two slave ...

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Detroit woman who worked on ‘Slave Narratives’ dies at 106

Detroit woman who worked on ‘Slave Narratives’ dies at 106

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Ola Mae Spinks (Twitter/ Family) Ola Mae Spinks, the retired Detroit librarian who is credited with helping preserve a significant piece of Black history, ...

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Boston Art Commission votes unanimously to remove statue of Abraham Lincoln with emancipated slave

Boston Art Commission votes unanimously to remove statue of Abraham Lincoln with emancipated slave

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The Boston Art Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to remove a statue commemorating Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, which ended slavery. The statue, erected ...

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The History of Michelangelo’s ‘Dying Slave’ + ‘Rebellious Slave’ Sculptures

The History of Michelangelo’s ‘Dying Slave’ + ‘Rebellious Slave’ Sculptures

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Photo: Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) During the Renaissance, Michelangelo made a name for himself as a master of humanist sculpture. The Florentine ...

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Woman defends Emancipation monument to protesters

Woman defends Emancipation monument to protesters

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The statue was supposed to come down last night. It did not, but reading through this thorough Examiner write-up of the gathering and what preceded it, you get the sense that it’s ...

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Cops bust man in the act of painting ‘slave owner’ on George Washington statue in Manhattan park

Cops bust man in the act of painting ‘slave owner’ on George Washington statue in Manhattan park

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As protests and riots have expanded across the country, so have the targets of demonstrators' ire. First, rioters went after police-related items, especially precincts and cop ...

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Protesters now targeting statues of Lincoln, feminist and anti-slavery figures for some reason

Protesters now targeting statues of Lincoln, feminist and anti-slavery figures for some reason

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Last night brought a truly spectacular trifecta of self-owns by woke shock troops in Wisconsin and D.C., the sort of thing that *should* ignite a backlash that ends the Jacobin ...

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Sunny Hostin goes viral explaining George Washington’s history as a slave owner

Sunny Hostin goes viral explaining George Washington’s history as a slave owner

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Sunny Hostin of 'The View.' (ABC/Paula Lobo) The View waded into the controversy of Confederate statues being torn down and Sunny Hostin went viral as ...

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Museum Concludes No Link Between ‘Penny Lane’ + Slave Trader

Museum Concludes No Link Between ‘Penny Lane’ + Slave Trader

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Earlier this month, Liverpool's Penny Lane, which inspired the Beatles song of the same name, was vandalized with the perpetrators suggesting that the landmark had ties to 18th ...

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‘Cancel culture’ gets hilariously mocked over Yale’s connection to infamous slave trader

‘Cancel culture’ gets hilariously mocked over Yale’s connection to infamous slave trader

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Cancel culture, the practice of publicly shaming people and organizations — often resulting in an individual losing their job or a business losing customers — for saying or ...

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