BREAKING NEWS: The Thomas Jefferson statue was removed after 187 years of history in the New York City Hall. The City voted to remove the statue due to Thomas Jefferson’s ties of owning slaves. Conservatives blasted out and said the statue should not be removed to to its historical importance. The statue has been in the New York city hall since 1833 seeing worlds war I, and II. The statue is going to be given to the New York Historical Society for a long time loan to the NYHS’s historic artifacts. “Removing a monument without a public conversation about why it’s happening is useless. New Yorkers all need to talk about who we want to honor and why,” said Erin Thompson, a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice who authored the forthcoming book “Smashing Statues: The Rise and Fall of America’s Public Monuments.
The Statue is to bring more public discussion even if the city does not want to.