Conversation Surrounds Confederate St...

Conversation Surrounds Confederate Statue at Amarillo Park

There are 4 comments on the story from Aug 16, 2017, titled Conversation Surrounds Confederate Statue at Amarillo Park. In it, reports that:

A statue honoring the memory of Confederate soldiers at Ellwood Park near downtown Amarillo is getting some extra attention this week after a post made the rounds on social media. The statue is tucked behind the trees at the park.

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Victoria, TX

#1 Aug 17, 2017
Anything put on social media is put there to cause controversy and stir up hate . Point made when it was posted about a Klan meeting in Amarillo.This should not have been given the attention it was given We are a peaceful City lets keep it that way

Dallas, TX

#2 Aug 17, 2017
Come on Amarillo, let's do the right thing and remove this hateful statue safely and respectfully to a appropriate location before it gets destroyed or starts a fight. Maybe a museum? Maybe we could auction it off for charity? It should not be destroyed but it should be relocated away from any public venue.
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Pomona, CA

#3 Sep 9, 2017
The f cking statues have been around for many years, what the f ck is really going on? This is what happens when you let too many of the wrong people into the country. MERRY CHRISTMAS.

United States

#4 Sep 15, 2017
Maybe people should stop with all this garbage about being 'offended' by the confederacy, those who served, the flag...would it not serve a better purpose to say those symbols are reminders of a difficult time in our history. You cannot wipe out everything that could ever offend anyone and pretend it didn't happen. Use your time to create a better future.

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