“ALL PERSONS’ LIVES MATTER”
by Oscar Y. Harward, ©2017
(Aug. 14, 2017) — Charlottesville, Virginia ‘street fights’ erupted over the decision of the Charlottesville City Council to remove the General Robert E. Lee Confederate monument from the property of the City of Charlottesville.
By claiming the General Robert E. Lee monument is a ‘racial’ object illustrates the political historical ignorance of all who supported and voted for this removal from the City of Charlottesville property.
General Robert E. Lee is part of our U.S. History, including our Civil War. The Robert E. Lee monument was placed across America after the Civil War and the U.S. Military led by President Lincoln and General Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederacy.
General Robert E. Lee is more a part of U.S. History today than any part of ‘Black Lives Matter.’ All persons’ lives matter, whether they be red, yellow, black, or white. ‘Black Lives Matter’ is, in itself, racial. We must all conquer racism.
President Trump was ‘RIGHT’ in criticizing ‘ALL’ who were participants in the Charlottesville street fights.
It should be interesting for the ‘Mainstream’ Medias to investigate who is funding each of these opposing groups. If ‘Mainstream’ Medias are going to attack on this incident, be honest. Investigate and report the truth.
Here is what I saw as the radical ‘right-wingers’ were parading under their permit. Directly behind the ‘right-wingers’ were the ‘left-wingers,’ who also had a permit.
At some point, the ‘left-wingers’ appeared to close the ranks or space between the two opposing marching groups when the ‘left-wingers’ started fighting by pushing the ‘right-wingers,’ swinging their own fists, rocks, bricks, and sticks at the ‘right-wingers.’ The ‘right-wingers’ responded and the ‘street fights’ were on.
Yes, President Trump was ‘RIGHT’ to criticize all participants rather than to pick out one group over others.