This summer of Marxist-inspired riots has created iconic images of Americans fighting back against the mob and speaking up for our nation’s history and heritage.
Those images have included everything from Catholics in St. Louis fighting to save a statue of that city’s namesake to the professional soccer player who stood alone during the national anthem while her team knelt.
Add to that list of heroes last week’s defenders of the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Located in Lincoln Park on Capitol Hill, the Emancipation Memorial (sometimes referred to as the Freedman’s Memorial) is a statue of President Abraham Lincoln holding the Emancipation Proclamation in his right hand while his left hand hovers over the head of a liberated slave.
Radical left-wing activists claim that the statue looks as though the slave is kneeling before Lincoln, but as statue defender Marcia Cole, a member of the African American Civil War Museum’s Female RE-Enactors of Distinction, explained in a viral video: