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Archbishop says statues will have to be reviewed

Archbishop Justin WelbyThe Archbishop of Canterbury has suggested that some statues in the Church of England's places of worship "will have to come down" following global unrest over racism. Justin Welby was speaking to BBC Radio 4's Today programme when he said that the Church was looking into statues in its buildings and how to... Read more

Former Governor Mike Huckabee Responds to Activist’s Claim that Statues of White Jesus Are a ‘Form of White Supremacy’

Former Governor Mike Huckabee Responds to Activist's Claim that Statues of White Jesus Are a 'Form of White Supremacy' Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee if responded to Black Lives Matter activist Shaun Kings called to remove all depictions of Jesus as a White man.As Christian Headlines reported earlier this week, King asserted that... Read more

Activist Wants Statues of White Jesus Torn Down, Calls Them a ‘Gross Form of White Supremacy’

Activist Wants Statues of White Jesus Torn Down, Calls Them a 'Gross Form of White Supremacy' Social justice activist and pastor Shaun King expressed his disdain on social media over Eurocentric statues of Jesus Christ calling them a gross form of White supremacy and asserted that they should be removed.Yes, I think the... Read more

Protesters Target Founding Fathers, Topple Statues of Washington, Jefferson and Others

Protesters Target Founding Fathers, Topple Statues of Washington, Jefferson and Others An iconoclast movement that began with the destruction of Confederate statues has now morphed into an anti-Founders campaign, with statues of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson having been toppled in recent days.Protesters tore down statues of Washington and Jefferson in Portland, Ore.,... Read more

Editing our history won’t benefit anyone

Robert Milligan's statue was removed from outside the Museum of London after anti-racism protests. Milligan owned two plantations and 526 slaves in Jamaica.(Photo: BBC News)I am no fan of Alistair Campbell but like him there are times when I feel just a little ashamed to be British. I used to be proud of the way we... Read more

The significance of statues

(Photo: Unsplash/Donovan Reeves)Statues of dead people have again become the targets of those expressing their anger against what they stood for in life.We could have saved ourselves a lot of bother if the rest of the country was more like South Cumbria - just not having many statues in the first place. The non-conformist Christian... Read more