For years, the indigenous people of the San Francisco area have petitioned, protested, and fought legal battles to have the racist statue across from City Hall removed.
On Sept 12th it was approved for removal after one last appeal to have it remain was denied. This morning, before the sunrise the statue was removed, and a crowd of people celebrated together as a crane lifted the statue up and away forever.
“This is what happens when people stand strong and they don’t back down,”DeeDee Ybarra said. “Anything is possible. Our day is here. Our time has come.”
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Taking down the Pioneer Statue!
Posted by Take Down the "Pioneer" Statue in San Francisco Now on Friday, September 14, 2018
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