Why am I reblogging this? My parents were born in the midwest, Wisconsin and Indiana. As far as I know, none of my ancestors had anything to do with the enslavement of blacks, the Civil War, or the outrages that followed.
I am American. American history is the history of my country. To understand my country, I need to know its history, and those monuments, even the ones that are racist, help us all to understand what has gone before so that we can learn from our nation’s past.
Monday, February 3rd 2020, the Virginia Senate Committee on Cities consolidated three bills into one to allow cities and counties to remove American Veterans’ monuments. The intent of the bill is to remove Confederate monuments and continue the cultural cleansing of all things Confederate and Southern from Virginia. Unfortunately, the bill passed and will go […]