All ‘Racist’ Monuments Are Not Created Equal

Before we demolish U.S. history, we need to face U.S. history.

A statue of Benjamin Franklin in front of College Hall in Philadelphia (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

An old classmate from my school days in Kissimmee, Florida, recently shared something on Facebook that switched on a light bulb in my head. In the post, he compared anyone’s being offended by Confederate monuments to his being offended by men walking around wearing baggy pants hanging…