DC Mayor’s Commission Wants to ‘Rename, Remove’ 153 Statues, Buildings, or Monuments in Nation’s Capital… Including the Washington Monument

A committee established by District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser identified over 150 structures, monuments, and buildings – including the Washington Monument and a high school named after the inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell – that deserve to be “renamed, removed, or contextualized.” Of the 1,330 named properties in Washington, D.C., 153 were identified as “problematic” – nearly 12 percent. To identify a building, landmark, street name, or other property as warranting offense, members of the District of Columbia Facilities and Commemorative Expressions (DCFACES) committee considered factors such as the honoree’s “involvement in systemic racism” or “support for

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

Communist 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