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General News    H4'ed 8/15/19

Activists Censor Anti-Racist Mural as "Offensive"

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Peak PC logic: To shield students from ‘offensive’ image, activists opt to censor anti-racist mural

at one San Francisco high school, where an ongoing campaign to remove murals depicting the life of George Washington has resulted in a decision to have the art hidden from view. The school had earlier even considered destroying the work completely.

The mural, which includes images of slaves on Washington’s plantation and a slain native American figure has apparently “upset” students and is regarded by some as a “racist” painting. But there is a crucial distinction to be made here. The mural is not “racist” – rather, it depicts racism, and the two are very different things.


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