Robert E. Lee's troubled legacy

Robert E. Lee's troubled legacy

There are 3 comments on the USA Today story from Feb 9, 2015, titled Robert E. Lee's troubled legacy. In it, USA Today reports that:

Last year, a group of African-American college students urged their university's administration to denounce Robert E. Lee for his "racist and dishonorable conduct," and for his participation in slavery. But this wasn't just any southern campus.

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Arlington, VA

#1 Feb 11, 2015
Some unappreciated points: Lee, who had been critical of slavery, indicated in his resignation from the U.S. Army and subsequent command of Southern forces, that his action was taken to defend his native state of Virginia (from Union invasion)--no mention of slavery. Contrary to some reports, he never owned slaves, but was manager of his father-in-law's estate, which included slaves that Lee processed into freedom (during the War).

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#2 Feb 11, 2015
Obviously these "students" need some history lessons.
Uber-Bro of the Unborn

Norfolk, VA

#3 Jul 9, 2015
I would very much like to see these same students check out the web-site of Life Dynamics Incorporated, watch the DVD Maafa 21 and investigate whether or not there is a link between white racism and the killing of unborn children who are non-white!?

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