ESPN analyst and former NBA player Jalen Rose has launched a new campaign to cancel Mr. Rushmore because he says the name of “offensive” to all Americans.
Rose posted a video to social media insisting that the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Indians dumped their Native American names and imagery because it was “offensive.”
He then said he has a new piece of U.S. history he believes should be canceled: Mt. Rushmore.
“I want to continue to challenge myself and to challenge you to do something,” Rose said in his Twitter video. “Can we retire using Mt. Rushmore?”
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“That should be offensive to all of us, especially Native Americans,” Rose exclaimed.
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