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Emerson College Hosts Panel to Discuss the Removal of Offensive Monuments

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/19/2020 at 12:00pm

Has it ever occurred to anyone on the left that they come off as the disturbing authoritarians they accuse Trump of being? This is positively Orwellian.

From the school paper, the Berkeley Beacon:

Artists, activists come together for “Memorials: As Monuments Fall” webinar

Historical monuments and who they seek to memorialize have come under...

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Student Govt. at UW-Madison Passes Resolution Supporting Removal of Lincoln Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 9:30am 10/10/2020 at 9:30am
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What makes these students more important than Abraham Lincoln? Nothing does, and they should be reminded of that.

The College Fix reports:

UW Madison student government passes resolution supporting removal of...

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Scholars Call on Pulitzer Board to Revoke Prize Given to 1619 Project Author Nikole Hannah-Jones

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:00am 10/8/2020 at 9:00am
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Nikole Hannah-Jones has admitted that her ‘1619 Project’ was more about controlling the narrative than presenting an accurate portrayal of history. She and the New York Times have also already scrubbed central aspects of the project, angering progressives.

Now, a group of scholars is calling on the Pulitzer board to revoke a...

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UVA President Says School Will Not Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 11:30am 10/4/2020 at 11:30am

This is good news, but it’s stunning that this was even considered, given the fact that Thomas Jefferson founded the school.

NBC 29 News reports:

University of Virginia president: ‘UVA will not walk away from Thomas Jefferson’

University of Virginia President Jim Ryan is sharing his thoughts on the future of the Thomas Jefferson...

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Prager University Has Been So Successful That the Panicked Left is Now Trying to Copy the Model

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 9:00am 9/30/2020 at 9:00am

We have been writing about Dennis Prager’s ‘Prager University’ videos since the beginning of the project, and their success is undeniable.

Prager U. reaches millions of people with informative videos about politics, history and culture. Their outreach has become so effective that the left is now offering a version of...

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NY Times and Nikole Hannah-Jones Quietly Dropping Central Claims of 1619 Project

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 11:00am 9/23/2020 at 11:00am
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Back in July, the 1619 Project creator Nikole Hannah-Jones admitted that it was really more about controlling the narrative than an honest representation of history.

Now we are learning that Hannah-Jones and the New York Times are scrubbing some of the central claims of the project. What a surprise.

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U. Missouri Forced to Place Protective Case Around Thomas Jefferson Tombstone

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 21, 2020 at 12:30pm 9/21/2020 at 12:30pm

The monument was being vandalized so the school spent $20,000 on a protective barrier. They should bill the families of the vandals for it.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports:

University of Missouri puts acrylic case around Jefferson headstone

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Survey Finds Nearly 20% of Millennials and Gen Z in NY Believe Jews Caused the Holocaust

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 3:00pm 9/17/2020 at 3:00pm
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The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany commissioned a recent survey, which found a shocking number of young people in the state of New York believe Jews caused the Holocaust.

It is absolutely stunning that so many people could be so grossly misinformed about one of the most horrific and significant...

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Colleges Seek to ‘Decolonize’ Curriculum in Effort to Increase Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 10:00am 9/9/2020 at 10:00am

Coronavirus is taking a wrecking ball to higher education and progressives are making the problem worse by doubling down on their agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Colleges look to ‘decolonize’ curriculum after national protests against police brutality

Following outrage over multiple instances...

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Washington and Lee University Offers Course on ‘How to Overthrow the State’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 12:00pm 9/6/2020 at 12:00pm
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For months now, Washington and Lee University in Virginia has been struggling over whether or not to strip Lee’s name from the school, based on his association with the Confederacy.

Yet the same school is now offering a course on how to overthrow the state. How’s that for irony?

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URI Removing Murals Commemorating WWII Veterans for Lacking Diversity

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 6, 2020 at 11:30am 9/6/2020 at 11:30am

The people who are doing this must know they are judging the past by the standards of today. Which would mean they are intentionally trying to erase the past. It’s sickening.

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University of Virginia Student Op-Ed: Take Down Jefferson Statues

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 11:30am 9/5/2020 at 11:30am

No one is talking about statues of Jefferson and Washington, they said.

From the Cavalier Daily:

Take down Jefferson statues

At the unveiling of the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Rotunda, former University President Edwin Alderman praised sculptor Moses Jacob Ezekiel for being a “soldier of Lee” and heralded Jefferson for...

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Revolutionary War Statue at University of Virginia Vandalized With Red Paint

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:00am 8/20/2020 at 8:00am

Does everyone remember when we were assured this was just about Confederate statues?

Campus Reform reports:

Revolutionary War statue doused in red paint at UVA

A statue of George Rogers Cl...

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Wright State Economics Professor Says School Restricting Enrollment In Course Critical of Marxism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:20am 8/11/2020 at 11:20am
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Economics Professor Evan Osborne of Wright State University in Ohio, wants to teach a course that is critical of Marxism, and claims he is being prevented from doing so.

He has been allowed to offer the course to honor students, but he wants to offer it as an economics elective, open to...

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Tulane Cancels Talk By Author After Students Misunderstand And Protest Book

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:00pm 8/7/2020 at 1:00pm
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Edward Ball is the author of a new book called ‘Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy’ which explores ugly, racist aspects of his own family’s past. You would think this is a book which would appeal to progressive college students.

At Tulane, a talk by Ball has been...

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University at Buffalo Removing President Millard Fillmore’s Name From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 4:00pm 8/5/2020 at 4:00pm

How many students at this school could even speak at length about Millard Fillmore’s presidency? I’m guessing not many.

The College Fix reports:

University at Buffalo to remove U.S. President Millard Fillmore’s name from campus

The University at Buffalo will be removing former U.S. President Millard Fillmore’s name from campus, citing “systemic racism” and...

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73% of Dem College Students Support Removal of Statues of Founding Fathers Who Owned Slaves

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 9:30am 8/2/2020 at 9:30am

Americans need to start pushing back on this and defend our nation’s history. It’s not all good, but it’s our history.

The College Fix reports:

73% of Democratic college students support taking down statues of Founding Fathers who owned slaves: poll

Founding Fathers who owned slaves should have their public statues taken down, according...

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