U. of Wisconsin students call for Abraham Lincoln statue to come down: He was ‘anti-black’

U. of Wisconsin students call for Abraham Lincoln statue to come down: He was ‘anti-black’
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[Ed. – The fever gripping the Left shows no signs of letting up.]

Some students at the University of Wisconsin are demanding a statue on campus of former President Abraham Lincoln be taken down.

Nalah McWhorter, the president of the Wisconsin Black Student Union said that just because Lincoln opposed slavery, doesn’t mean he supported equal rights for African Americans.

“He was very publicly anti-Black,” she said, according to Channel 3000. “Just because he was anti-slavery doesn’t mean he was pro-Black. He said a lot in his presidential campaigns. His fourth presidential campaign speech, he said that he believes there should be an inferior and superior, and he believes white people should be the superior race.”

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University Chancellor Becky Blank said she believes the statue of Lincoln should remain on campus.

“The university continues to support the Abraham Lincoln statue on our campus. Like those of all presidents, Lincoln’s legacy is complex. …

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