All statues need to go Use your teacher voice shirt. They are nothing but needless expense which can be used elsewhere. Do you know anything of history. Remove it and we are bound to repeat it. Read the article and gain a little understanding and insight rather than post crap. The glorification of slavers and leaders of mass genocides is nothing to be proud of and certain do not need statues. History will remember that Leopold as a cruel dictator who murdered millions. So will Hitler and Stalin. I pointed out the same thing to a 20 something and she said all monuments and statues need to go, even the Washington monument.
So let it be Use your teacher voice shirt. Whatever was inherited in hate and oppression isn’t worth celebrating or you are in complicit of evil and atrocities. Leopold killed more than double the number Hitler did. We will all be destroyed. A single race has gagged the rest for long. No more. They might win but they won’t have it the same again. I find it funny that these statues have been there for many many years but now all of a sudden people find them offensive – I feel most of these people are just jumping on the band wagon especially the so called famous celebrities such as Taylor Swift whom all of a sudden feels sick about the statues what a joke she is. All live matter stop the racial ranting and just live in peace together.