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    Educating The Future Generation

    In 1861 the Civil War took place, this battle was fought so that people could have their civil rights. This war lasted for four years which makes it ending in 1865. After the war

    Educating Our Future Generations

    Educating The Future Generation In 1861 the Civil War took place, this battle was fought so that people could have their civil rights. This war lasted for four years which makes it ending in 1865. After the war people were...

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    • Josie, it was interesting reading this article. In a post by the New York Times i read https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/15/opinion/confederate-monuments-white-supremacy-charlottesville.html
      it talks about how these statues are just a ground for the neo nazi and white supremacist to be symbols of white supremacya and are a sign of hate and not heritage. The times these statues were put up were in times of hate (1890 – 1920). These times were days of racial violence; they were a way to push back on the progress that african americans made, which was very little to begin with. In these times there were many lynchings or black folks. I liked reading your article and understood your side but there is also another.

    • Josie,
      I think this is an interesting article. I agree that we not forget our past but I do not think the statues should be left standing. They glorify individuals who had strong racist views and in the present day racism should not be encouraged.

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