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Historic Catholic Bell Removed from UC Santa Cruz After Being Deemed a ‘Racist’ Symbol

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 8:00am 6/24/2019 at 8:00am

History is being removed from view, little by little. It’s death by a million paper cuts.

FOX News reports:

Historic Catholic marker deemed ‘racist symbol’ removed by University of California Santa Cruz

A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long...

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School in San Francisco to Cover George Washington Mural That ‘Traumatizes’ Students

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/21/2019 at 12:00pm

Do you get the sense that some people are actively trying to remove American history from view?

The College Fix reports:

Mural of George Washington that ‘traumatizes students’ to be covered up

There’s plans in the works to cover a mural of George Washington from the halls of George Washington High School in San...

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Celebrating Juneteenth

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/19/2019 at 9:00pm
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I first blogged about Juneteenth in 2015. As I noted then, the day’s significance is almost criminally under appreciated.

Over the last few years, the 19th of June and its significance, are slowly gaining national popularity, reverence, and acknowledgment.

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Students at U. Oregon Demand Removal of ‘White Supremacist’ Pioneer Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 9:30am 6/15/2019 at 9:30am

Remember when the left insisted this sort of thing was only about Confederate statues? They lied.

The College Fix reports:

Pioneer statue called ‘monument to violent white supremacy,’ students, faculty demand its removal

In celebration of Oregon’s roots in pioneering, a statue of a pioneer, known simply as “The Pioneer,” was erected a century...

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MSM Stirs the Pot With Biased Coverage of Trump’s Housing Plans for Illegal Immigrant Children

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/13/2019 at 2:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s administration has a short-term plan to house illegal immigrant children traveling with an adult family member or guardian. While historically this news has barely blipped on the MSM’s radar during Democratic administrations, the Resistance mainstream media wants...

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Linda Fairstein Speaks in her Own Defense After Netflix ‘Central Park Five’ Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 9:00am 6/12/2019 at 9:00am
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As we pointed out recently, Linda Fairstein, the New York City sex crimes prosecutor who handled the famous ‘Central Park Five’ case, has been subjected to a purge after the premiere of a new Netflix program on the subject.

She claims the program has distorted the truth and maligned her unfairly. Now...

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Cambridge Leftists Remove ‘Offensive’ Massachusetts State Flag from City Hall

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/24/2019 at 1:00pm
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Officials in Cambridge, MA, which is known for its progressive politics, have removed the Massachusetts state flag from city hall. The flag features an image of the Native American leader Massasoit (aka Ousamequin) with the arm of Myles Standish holding a sword at the top.

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Pete Buttigieg Now Taking Cues from Campus Leftists, Wants to Erase Thomas Jefferson

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 10:00am 5/19/2019 at 10:00am
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For the last few years campus progressives, most notably at Hofstra University, have been trying to erase Thomas Jefferson from the public square. Now 2020 Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg has joined the effort.

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Pepperdine Gifts Christopher Columbus Statue to Nearby Catholic School

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:00am 5/17/2019 at 10:00am

Pepperdine had to get rid of the statue because Columbus had become a problematic figure for the student body.

The College Fix reports:

UPDATE: Pepperdine gives embattled Christopher Columbus statue to neighboring Catholic college

A little over two years ago, Pepperdine University made the decision to take down a statue of Christopher Columbus after...

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Prof Asks if Students Should Still Learn About ‘Dead White Man’ Henry David Thoreau

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 10:00am 5/2/2019 at 10:00am

This happened at an event at Amherst College and the professor is from Middlebury College. What a shocker.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof asks whether students should learn ‘dead white man’ Thoreau at ‘Whiteness of Walden’ event

Students at Amherst College in Massachusetts convened in April to ruminate on whether or not the teachings of...

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The Resurrection of Notre Dame Cathedral Begins

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00am 4/17/2019 at 7:00am
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As a practicing Catholic who visited the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in 2015, watching the news reports covering the conflagration, the destruction of its roof, and the collapse of its iconic spire was gut-wrenching.

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Why is Facebook Targeting Conservative History-based Sites?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/6/2019 at 6:00pm

Legal Insurrection readers are acutely aware of the deplatforming and silencing of conservative voices across social media and via outlets like Amazon.

The latest victim to get slammed by the iron-hand of Big Tech is President Trump’s chief social media guru, Dan Scavino. Facebook blocked his account for simply responding to a...

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Hofstra University Students Renew Effort to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:30am 3/30/2019 at 11:30am
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Here we go again. The school refused to do this last year, but the students aren’t taking no for an answer.

Campus Reform reports:

Founding Fathers under attack: Students demand Thomas Jefferson statue removal

Students at Hofstra University protested a statue of Thomas Jefferson on Friday at the second annual event, titled “Jefferson Has...

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Course on ‘American Political Thought’ at CU Denver Removes White Men from Curriculum

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:30am 3/23/2019 at 9:30am

Try this with any other group in society and watch what happens.

The College Fix reports:

‘American Political Thought’ course at CU Denver removes all white men from curriculum

I can clearly recall the first day of class a few semesters ago when I eagerly began a course called “American Political Thought” at the...

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Warren Wants to Eliminate the Electoral College, Which Would Cause Havoc in Our System

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:00am 3/20/2019 at 11:00am
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I wouldn’t call our Founding Fathers perfect, but man did they leave us one of the greatest documents penned in the English language. Their brilliance provided America not only with the Bill of Rights, but with the Electoral College.

Grumbles about the Electoral College have existed for a long time, but after...

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WWII Sailor in Iconic Times Square Photo Passes Away at 95

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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George Mendonsa, the sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square after WWII, has passed away at age 95.

Mendonsa claimed he was the sailor in the iconic photo, but could never convince Life magazine.

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Final Battle for Alexander the Great’s Legacy concludes with Greece reaching deal with North Macedonia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 8:30pm 1/28/2019 at 8:30pm

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the subsequent independence of the Balkans, one of the most hotly contested issues has been between Greece and the neighboring entity that had been calling itself the “Republic of Macedonia”.

The origin of this struggle has been the legacy of Alexander the Great, the...

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