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Ctrl-Left DIGGING UP grave of Confederate General in Memphis!

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posted on Aug, 15 2017 @ 09:51 PM
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Grant was a slaveowner too.

Maybe they should go ahead and blow up his tomb as well. Jefferson, Washington, all slaveowners. Maybe they should tear down D.C. And all the monuments from those racist slaveowners.

Meanwhile there is nothing at all productive getting done for anybody. Tear down some monuments that have been there for decades but all of a sudden are now a problem. Meanwhile education, healthcare, job creation, all of the things that are real problems in this country go on being just as unresolved as ever.




posted on Aug, 15 2017 @ 09:51 PM
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a reply to: toysforadults

These people should be put in jail.



posted on Aug, 15 2017 @ 09:59 PM
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Well... I mean t hats a little extreme...

But then again we are dealing with right wing extremists.

I dunno.. digging up graves is a bit borderline for me. Id have to be really amped up to do that.

But hey... it's sending the message that we are done with far right nonsense in this country.



posted on Aug, 16 2017 @ 04:47 AM
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What is the most ironic, is that N.B. Forrest was one of the first true civil rights leaders.



The KKK of the late 1860's bears no resemblance to the thugs and racists of the new Klan formed at the turn of the century. The Klan Forrest rode with was to fight against the Yankee scalawags and carpetbaggers who were raping the south after the war. US. Army occupation forces committed innumerable atrocities, which today would certainly be classified as international war crimes, much of it against the free blacks. General Forrest joined a citizen militia then called the Klan to protect the citizens of the South, black and white alike, from these vicious atrocities.



At a time when the northern states were passing laws 'forbidding' blacks to live in their territories, Bedford Forrest publicly, and at great personal risk defended the civil rights of the black people. Forrest said there was no reason black people could not be doctors, store clerks, bankers, or in any other jobs 'equal' to whites. He said they were skilled artisans and needed to be employed in those skills so that successive 'black' generations would not be dependent on a welfare society. (Forrest was a man of vision). To prove his point, when he organized the Memphis & Selma Railroad, Forrest took it upon himself to hire blacks as architects, construction engineers, foremen, train engineers, conductors, and many other high level jobs, not just laborer positions. (The first affirmative action).


www.southernheritage411.com...

When Forrest died, over 10,000 people (3,000 blacks included) marched alongside his funeral wagon. His funeral procession was over two miles long.

Yup, sounds like a racist villian to me alright. Pretty clear they have done a total hit job on one of the greatest Sons of the South.

If these people are only going to have monuments to men of perfect moral character, then none should exist at all.
edit on 16-8-2017 by Cancerwarrior because: (no reason given)




 
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