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Re: Statue decolonization
« Reply #30 on: December 08, 2020, 01:53:02 am »
https://us.yahoo.com/news/virginia-military-institute-removing-confederate-132916649.html

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LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Military Institute removed a prominent statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson on Monday, a project initiated this fall after allegations of systemic racism roiled the public college.
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The statue was given to VMI in 1912 by its sculptor, Sir Moses Ezekiel, VMI’s first Jewish cadet and a veteran of the Battle of New Market, VMI said in a news release.