SC to remove African American monument in response to confederate flag

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  1. FishySausage

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    http://reverbpress.com/news/us/sout...-demanding-removal-african-american-monument/


    The tide is finally turning against the Confederate flag. Since the tragic killings of June 17th, more and more people and organizations are struggling to get on the right side of history. From NASCAR to Walmartto Alabama, the flag is being recognized for the symbol of hate and oppression that it is, and rightfully being removed from the public sphere. Of course there are still some who can’t quite bear to see it go, and they are responding in the worst possible way. Witness a recent petition on Change.org, which calls for the removal of an African-American monumentfrom the grounds of the South Carolina capitol:

    The African American Monument on the South Carolina State House grounds was erected in 2001 as part of a bi-partisan compromise reached in 2000 to move the Confederate battle flag from the State House dome and place it at the Confederate Soldier’s Monument. Given the recent outcry to remove the battle flag from the State House grounds completely, the people of South Carolina view this as a reneging of the 2000 compromise. Therefore, the people of South Carolina implore the South Carolina State Legislature to pass legislation calling for the removal of the African American Monument from the State House grounds. It has been stated that the battle flag must be removed due to it being offensive to the African American community, and invoking upon that community reminders of the dark history of slavery. To the same point, the African American Monument depicts slave ships, abuses, and words such as “segregation” and “Jim Crow”. This being the case, it is an undeniable point that this monument can and does serve to invoke in the white community feelings of shame, humiliation and offense, invoking upon that community reminders of the dark history of slavery. Therefore, we the people of South Carolina implore the Legislature of South Carolina to order the removal of this monument from State Grounds.

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  2. batcave

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    Misleading headline....
     
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    Yeah..ummmm..good luck with that.
     
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    It would be kinda hilarious if all this stuff leads to another civil war.
     
  5. Rupert Pupkin

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    The Confederate Flag will be replaced with Don King's "Only in America" flag.

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    Typical bs from the non-tolerant folks who preach tolerance.
     
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    Separate but equal :hw:
     
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    I'm keeping my fingers crossed and am well prepared.
     
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    aHEM... :coffee:

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    Kinda awesome. You mean we can kill all the racist assholes?
     
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    I mean, wasn't that what the Herr Roof wanted (a new civil war)? It seems people are more heated over the fallout than the actual shooting.
     
  12. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen Seek truth, not confirmation of your opinions VIP

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    Well, not you. But real men, maybe.
     
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    True, I'm not going to kill anyone. I will laugh when the Federalies blow your head off though.