Leftist activists are calling for the removal of a Thomas Jefferson statue because they claim it’s “racist” and “sexist.”
Feminists and #BlackLivesMatter protestors had previously defaced the statue at the University of Missouri using post-it notes with the phrases “Racist,” “Rapist,” and “Slave Owner.”
Now they’re lashing out at students who hosted a “Stand With Jefferson” rally in support of the statue.
“…A black girl got the nerve to have been in the picture and sign the petition #UncleTom,” Kennedyxpress said in a tweet targeted at Jasmine Wells, an African-American who posed with the statue in a picture.
Wells responded by stating her political beliefs should not be determined by her race.
“For a movement that wants to end racism on campus, their response to the event and my participation in it, I felt, was very racist and hurtful,” she told Campus Reform’s Chris Nuelle.
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