Taking down ’Its Own Monuments,’ Sierra Club assesses the racism of John Muir

Taking down ’Its Own Monuments,’ Sierra Club assesses the racism of John Muir

Sierra Club one of the oldest American environmental groups have decided to remove the monument of their founder John Muir. The organization backed their action because their founder had made discriminatory remarks about indigenous groups and African Americans. ’The whiteness and privilege of our early membership fed into a very dangerous idea — one that’s still circulating today.’

tabachoy 50
tabachoy 50
Pacho
Pacho 2 weeks

This is how it should be, instead of civilians tearing statues down, it should be the government actually acknowledging the issue and taking it down.

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