A mural series depicting the life of former President George Washington may be painted over at San Francisco’s George Washington High School because it “glorifies slavery, genocide, colonization, manifest destiny, white supremacy, oppression” and “traumatizes students.” What’s the background? Russian-American painter Victor Arnautoff created the mural series on the walls of the school before it
George Washington University students voted to replace their mascot, George the Colonial, which had been criticized by many as being “offensive” to some students. According to Campus Reform, 54 percent of the GW students who voted in their student elections supported removal of the mascot. However, it’s unclear whether administrators will follow through with removing
New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer joined Glenn Beck in studio to talk about his book, “The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington,” and the true character of our nation’s first president and most famous founding father. Watch the short clip from the full podcast below: Want more from Glenn Beck?
There would have never been a United States of America without George Washington. John Rhodehamel, author of “George Washington: The Wonder of the Age,” details how Washington successfully guided the budding nation through war and nurtured her in peace. Watch: Transcript: (Article Continues Below Advertisement) It’s hard to imagine there would have been a