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  • Even Frederick Douglass: The Latest Toppled Statue Should Be a Wake-Up Call for the Left

    07/06/2020 6:56:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 07/06/2020 | Tyler O' Neill
    Protests over the horrific police killing of George Floyd infamously devolved into riots and looting that destroyed black lives, black livelihoods, and even black monuments. The iconoclastic vandals who began by toppling Confederate monuments moved on to defacing statues of America’s Founders, Indian nationalists like Mahatma Gandhi, and even a monument to the 54th Massachusetts regiment, the first black volunteers to fight for the Union in the Civil War. Yet one of the most grotesque acts of vandalism came on Sunday when vandals toppled a statue of former slave Frederick Douglass in Rochester, N.Y. Vandals somehow removed the Douglass statue...
  • Statue of Frederick Douglass Torn Down in Rochester

    07/06/2020 7:30:08 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/05/20 | Joel Pollak
    A statue of abolitionist legend Frederick Douglass was torn down overnight over the Fourth of July holiday in Rochester, New York, local media reported.https://twitter.com/FOX2now/status/1279887379529113601WXXI News reported: Rochester Police are investigating damage done to a statue of Frederick Douglass in Maplewood Park. It happened over the weekend, and police say that the statue was torn off its base, and left about 50 feet from its pedestal. The statue had been placed over the fence to Genesee River gorge and was leaning against the fence.…Police say in addition to the damage at the bottom of the statue, one of the fingers on the...
  • Frederick Douglass statue vandalized at Rochester park

    07/06/2020 4:36:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 49 replies
    WROC ^ | July 6, 2020 | Staff
    Police are investigating an act of vandalism, after a statue of Frederick Douglass was removed from its base at Maplewood Park during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Leaders from Re-energize the legacy of Frederick Douglass are shocked a monument they worked so hard on will have to be replaced. “This is all that is left at this particularly moment of a monument that we put so much work and thought and love and care into,” said Carvin Eison, Project director, re-energize the legacy of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration.
  • Another Abolitionist Statue Vandalized Over Fourth of July Weekend

    07/06/2020 7:57:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 5, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    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...