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Boston To Remove Emancipation Memorial After Pressure By Activists

The replica of the DC monument, commissioned by former slaves, is the latest victim of the attempts to change the narrative of our country's history.


O Boston, how far we've fallen. 

"The Shot Heard 'Round The World," was fired just miles away in the fields of Lexington and Conord.

And now you are just another bed of rebellion, this time helping undo all that your forefathers fought for. 

CNN confirms that demands in Boston to remove a replica of "The Emancipation Statue," featuring President Lincoln and freed slave, have won the day:

A statue in a Boston park depicting a formerly enslaved man kneeling before President Abraham Lincoln will be removed, according to city officials.

After two public hearings, the Boston Art Commission voted to remove the Emancipation Group, a statue installed in 1879 in Boston's Park Square, according to a statement announcing the removal.

The statue is a replica of one in Washington, DC, and has been controversial since its installation for the depiction of the freed slave. The statue features Archer Alexander, a Black man who "assisted the Union Army, escaped slavery, and was recaptured under the Fugitive Slave Act," the statement says.

The vote follows a nationwide movement calling for the removal of monuments that celebrate the Confederacy or viewed as racist."



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