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University of Wisconsin students say Abraham Lincoln statue at Madison campus must come down


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President Trump said the government is ‘tracking down’ the ‘two anarchist’ who are responsible for vandalizing a statue of George Washington in Washington Square Park.

Some University of Wisconsin students are pushing for a statue of Abraham Lincoln to be removed from the Madison campus over his treatment of indigenous groups and black people.

The Black Student Union and the Student Inclusion Coalition, both student organizations, called for the statue's removal in early June, despite Lincoln ending slavery in the United States.

The Black Student Union argues Lincoln's legacy also includes several actions that harmed people of ...


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