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Washington & Lee Students Want Option to Omit Washington’s Portrait from Diploma

By Alexa Moutevelis The students at the law school at my alma mater Washington and Lee University, named after George Washington and Robert E. Lee, find the portraits of the school’s namesakes to be so “controversial” and “offensive” that they … Continue reading

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San Francisco School Board Gets Woke

Board decides not to paint over historic George Washington Mural, but will cover it with panels that show “the heroism of people of color in America, how we have fought against, and continue to battle discrimination, racism, hatred, and poverty” … Continue reading

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Today in History: On This Date, August 7th, Back in 1782, George Washington Creates the Purple Heart

Did you know George Washington created the first United States military award, originally known as the military badge of merit, now known as the Purple Heart? We meet with Col. Gordon Sumner to learn more about the legacy of the … Continue reading

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George Washington University Students Say Obama Immigration Quote Is ‘Racist’

by Tom Ciccotta Students at George Washington University argued that a quote from Barack Obama on immigration was “racist” when they were told that it was said by President Donald Trump. During an immigration address in 2014, President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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