Should Confederate Monuments of the Southern United States, erected to extol Southern Leaders of the anti-U.S. Confederacy decades after their failed coup and ultimate demise, be protected, defended, preserved or even cherished?
Should they be held as “Art” pieces worth anything more than a Statue of Hitler in Germany or Israel, a statue of a glorified Pol Pot in Cambodia, a statue of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, a statue of Kim Jong Un in North Korea, or a statue of Stalin or Lenin in Ukraine?
How would you feel if it were a bronze statue of a hooded KKK member murdering an African-American slave by immolation or hanging, erected in a public park square?
That’s exactly what a confederate statue looks like. Continue reading “Confederate Monuments: Art & Culture or American Anti-Culture”