Tuesday, June 23, 2020

White Jesus Statues Should Be Torn Down, Says Activist Shaun King

Jesus statues

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King said that it is important to tear down the statues of Jesus Christ that show him with European features because they support white supremacy. 

"Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down. They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been," King tweeted on Monday.  

"In the Bible, when the family of Jesus wanted to hide, and blend in, guess where they went? EGYPT! Not Denmark. Tear them down," he added.

"Yes. All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down," he explained in a second tweet.
"They are a gross form [of] white supremacy," he added. "Created as tools of oppression. Racist propaganda. They should all come down."
King has been besieged by accusations from former activist partners and employees that he has been accepting much more money in donations than he is willing to account for publicly. He has denied the accusations.

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