The US Congress has for decades glorified the Confederate “racist violence”.
Suddenly discovering statues of Confederate figures in the Capitol, she demanded that the situation be rectified. It is noteworthy that Pelosi began her career as a deputy of the House of Representatives more than 30 years ago, but only now she discerned in the statues “the glorification of the racism of the Confederates brutally racist”.
Demonstration against racism quickly degenerated in Lille
“Although, in my opinion, it is imperative to never forget your history in order to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past, I also consider it unacceptable to glorify the violent Confederate racism in the sacred halls of the United States Capitol and other places of glory throughout the country”, – she wrote, demanding to send all 11 Confederate statues from the Capitol to the museum.