Skip to comments.George Washington Statue Vandalized in Chicago’s Washington Park
Posted on 06/14/2020 1:58:18 PM PDT by PBRCat
Vandals spray-painted graffiti and put a white hood on a statue of George Washington in Chicagos Washington Park neighborhood Sunday morning.
Photos from the scene show the statue, which is located in the 5500 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, with spray-painted messages scrawled on its base. Earlier in the day, a white hood and gown, likely intended as a representation of the Ku Klux Klan, had also been seen on the monument.
The vandals spray-painted the words slave owner and God Bless Amerikkka on the base of the statue.
The actions come amid a series of incidents involving statues throughout the U.S. Statues of Christopher Columbus have been targeted in many instances, as have monuments depicting Confederate generals, including Robert E. Lee.
On Saturday, a statue depicting Columbus was vandalized at Chicagos Museum Campus, with the acronym BLM spray-painted on the statues base.
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Washington set almost all of his slaves free under the terms of his will. This was forward thinking for the century in which he lived.
Denzel needs to change his name.
You’re correct. The only slaves Washington wasn’t able to free were the dower slaves from his marriage to Martha.
Well, that narrows the list of suspects down to a few thousand. None of whom are Oxford-educated WASP types, I'd imagine.
First they came for the Confederate Statues....
I saw this coming way back when Nikki Haley started this.
A magnificent in public park in what was formerly a desirable neighborhood decades ago.
Chicago has a Confederate monument in one of its cemeteries which serves as a burial ground for prisoners of war who died at Camp Douglas while in captivity.
Washington set almost all of his slaves free under the terms of his will.
When the whole Redskins thing started, I said after they got rid of “Redskins”, they would go after the “Washington” next.
Wow I didn’t know that. And boy are they boring and predictable. Same old stuff they write
The democrat party is the slave master to not only Black Americans but all Americans who have put their faith and lives in that party’s hands. It is so sad.
The whole Redskin name thing mattered to me back when the NFL mattered. Too many things mattering these days to matter about it.
Washington set almost all of his slaves free under the terms of his will.@@@@@@@@@@@@
I read not long ago that at the time it was illegal for Washington to set his slaves free until his death. ?
Ok. EacH of the founders Statues must be guarded in the public parks. If someone tries to vandalize, we go Talibani. Stump wrist vandals cant hold spray paint cans.
MLK avenue? I bet that a GREAT area to live. ChiCONGO.
Seems like every MLK avenue in every city in the USA has similar problems.
They’re not qualified to lick Washington’s boots...looks like all this “give them a good self image no matter what kind of trash they are” propaganda by the leftists schools has paid handsomely.
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