Baden-Powell, Whose Statue the Left Tried to Remove, Led the Anti-Slavery Force in Africa Where Kings in Kente Cloth Sold Slaves for Human Sacrifice.
Protesters attempted to remove a statue of Lt. Gen. Robert Baden-Powell last week, finally being stopped by locals who demanded the image of the founder of the Boy Scouts stayed put. While that was taking place in Britain, Democrats like Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer donned the “kente” cloth, belonging to the Akan (including the Ashanti) people of West Africa. And while Baden-Powell was smeared as a “homophobe” and “Nazi” by communist protesters, an investigation into his 1896 diary during the Anglo-Ashanti wars reveals what the British expeditionary forces stood for: anti-slavery. In his book, The Downfall of Prempeh –