People who are pissed about taking down confederate statues say that in doing so, “they will be erasing history.” Why would anyone want to remember these slave owning traitors? Put them in a museum. After the surrender of Lee, Lincoln allowed the Confederates to return home instead of hanging them.
The Morton County Police has requested additional resources from it’s community despite receiving nearly $10 million dollars in federal funding for their fight against the Native people and the peaceful protectors living in the nearby resistance camps.
On February 23, 1945 several marines raised the US Flag on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima and got captured for an eternity by photographer Joe Rosenthal. One of those men was a Pima native from Arizona.