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Old 08-19-2017, 04:11 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Let me ask you a question - How do you think most white people would feel about a Nat Turner Memorial being erected? Remember him, he is the slave that started a rebellion that killed a number of white folks prior to the civil war.

So Al's point is you can't have it both ways - ok.
He didn't go after whites. He went after morally defective kidnappers who enslaved our people. He's a hero. The only time to take anothers life is in defense of property or in defense of the life of another human being.
It's a shame he and John Brown weren't more successful.
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Old 08-19-2017, 04:29 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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Thankfully the issue of statues and memorials are subject to the views of all Americans and not just those woth extreme left or right wing views.

I also think it's safe to say that the majority of average Americans would not want statues and memorials of the founding fathers taken down.
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Old 08-19-2017, 07:47 AM
 
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Is that the Al Sharpton who was in Boston Legal?
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