Skip to comments.Hundreds of protesters rally against statue of Lincoln in DC after Trump signed Executive Order to 'protect American monuments' and called for 10-year sentences for those who tear them down
Posted on 06/27/2020 3:50:25 AM PDT by C19fan
Protesters held a rally on Friday evening in Washington D.C. as they continued to call for the removal of a statue of President Abraham Lincoln and a freed black man. The statue, which is located in Lincoln Park, is known as the Emancipation Memorial or Freedman's Memorial and depicts an African-American man in a loincloth who is seen kneeling at the president's feet. The depiction is seen as offensive with critics calling it 'paternalistic' which have led to calls for its removal.
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Can I use that reason when I refuse to bend the knee to BLM?
The free slave is in the process of getting up you idiot.
Easy to handle
2) Enforce Curfew: Water Cannons, dye, arrest all people of color.
I admire the bravery of the several African-Americans shown in the photos who are trying to protect the statue. One guy is a Frederick Douglass re-enactor.
The freed slave is getting up and represents what Lincoln said at an appearance when some freed slaves did kneel to him: Do not kneel to me but to God, who set you free.
I paraphrase, the actual words were more beautiful.
But then again, Antifa and BLM dont like God very much either.
These people are really demonic.
26 Jun: UK Telegraph: Tearing down statues will not ‘resolve the ills of the past’, Nelson Mandelas widow warns
Graca Machel said that it is more positive to keep statues in their place so that future generations can learn about history
By Camilla Turner, Education Editor
She said that his views on the matter will be seen as controversial in some quarters, but explained that by keeping statues in place, lessons of the past will be kept at the forefront of peoples minds...
27 Jun: Daily Mail: Nelson Mandela’s widow says statues are part of our history and we must learn from them after Archbishop of Canterbury warns some ‘will have to come down’ as Church thinks again about portraying Jesus as white
Graca Machel said: ‘I believe even it might be much more positive to keep them’
The widow of former the South African president said statues should remain
Rev Welby said statues in Canterbury Cathedral would be looked at ‘carefully’
He said Jesus is portrayed differently, and Middle Eastern was ‘most accurate’
Asked if the West needs to reimagine Jesus’ whiteness, he said: ‘Yes of course’
by Jack Elsom
Speaking to BBC Today, (Graca Machel) said: ‘It is not the issue of bringing down a statue which is going to resolve the ills of the past.
‘What is important is to look at the history of what is it which brought us to the situation where we are.
‘And of course you have to see who are the architects of the past. But I believe even it might be much more positive to keep them because you are going to tell generations to come “this is how it started and this is how it should never be”.
‘So I’m not really concerned with bringing down and breaking the statues. I know this is controversial but, you know, we need to have the memory and some of those symbols remind us, and they make the memory still valid.’
On the same programme, the head of the Church of England was asked if the ‘way the western church portrays Jesus needs to be thought about again’.
He immediately replied: ‘Yes of course it does, this sense that God was white... You go into churches (around the world) and you don’t see a white Jesus.
‘You see a black Jesus, a Chinese Jesus, a Middle Eastern Jesus - which is of course the most accurate - you see a Fijian Jesus.’...
Rev Welby stressed his view was not to ‘throw out’ the past but instead offer a rounded picture of the ‘universality’ of Christ...
Rev Welby also revealed that statues in Canterbury Cathedral would be under review on the back of a nationwide Black Lives Matter campaign to rip down monuments to controversial figures...
‘Some names will have to change. I mean, the church, goodness me, you know, you just go around Canterbury Cathedral, there’s monuments everywhere, or Westminster Abbey, and we’re looking at all that, and some will have to come down...
Pressed on whether he was saying statues will be torn down in the cathedral, Mr Welby said: ‘No I didn’t say that. I very carefully didn’t say that.’
He said it is not his decision, and told the Today programme: ‘We’re going to be looking very carefully and putting them in context and seeing if they all should be there.’...
interview ends with Machel saying Mandela will be vindicated for setting up the Mandela/Rhodes Foundation (named after Nelson Mandela and Cecil Rhodes) which provides full Scholarships for African students:
2h44m12s to 2h51m42s: BBC Today: Graca Machel
Why do promote this Trump and America and Conservative HATING Daily Smear website ? they have 5 or more Trump lies stories a day .
The Brits wing rag are promoting the rioters ,
They are pushing and promoting a coup .
Trump won a millions against these deranged Trump haters .
It says at the site that the statue was paid for by freed slaves. Now Blacks that are slaves to the Communist Anitfa/Democrat party want it torn down. Simple MF’ers.
We don’t need a circle jerk echo chamber.
You read their side to combat their lies.
Grant, now Lincoln, both prominent figures in the take down of slavery and freeing of slaves. Now both are demonized.
To me this is proof positive this has nothing to do with slavery or reparations for that matter. What it is doing is further dividing the nation. A commie tactic, divide and conquer.
History is coming full circle. Fighting commies in Korea, the 1950’s investigation of commies in Hollywood, the Vietnam war where the democrats allow the north to win, becoming dependent on commie China for production of our everyday items, and now this, the take down of America by the commie dems.
Point being, we will be fighting commies again in our own back yard, much the way it was done in Korea and Vietnam because we were so stupid as to let them in. It will be called CWII.
The whole point of this Communist insurrection is to enslave the “masses”.
Dear livius... please post it again for me.
Thank you..it is a beautiful post.
I am sick an have difficulty posting.
"That man is not kneeling on two knees with his head bowed. He is in the act of getting up. And his head is up, not bowed, because he's looking forward to a future of freedom."pic.twitter.com/uZ8w5LnbAT— Abigail Marone (@abigailmarone) June 24, 2020
Did you see pictures of the Lincoln Memorial in DC? Massive damage.
Lincoln remains a thorn in the side of the Democrat Party.
He took down their rural plantations.
Trump is in the process of dismantling their contemporary urban plantations
Biden isn't there. Pelosi is a bitter twisted woman would rather her legacy be the literal destruction of constitutional government than no legacy at all., and Schumer is about the dumbest rabble rouse in the US Senate.
without history..there was no slavery...What are these people whining about..they were never slaves
“Trump is Dismantling
Lincoln said: You must kneel to God only and thank Him for the liberty you will hereafter enjoy.
He made these remarks when greeted by freed slaves in Richmond VA on April 4, 1865, who kneeled to him when he appeared. His words were:
Dont kneel to me. That is not right. You must kneel to God only and thank Him for the liberty you will hereafter enjoy. I am but Gods humble instrument, but you may rest assured that as long as I live, no one shall put a shackle on your limbs, and you shall have all the rights which God has given to every other free citizen of this republic.
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