Theodore Roosevelt statue removed from NYC museum after sparking controversy

A statue of US President Theodore Roosevelt that sat in front of a New York museum for nearly 80 years was removed this week after criticism over its 'racial' image.

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A statue of Theodore Roosevelt, depicting the 26th US president on horseback with a Native American man and an African man on either side of him, that sat in front of the American Museum of Natural History in New York has been removed

A statue of US President Theodore Roosevelt that sat in front of a New York museum for nearly 80 years was removed this week after criticism over its 'racial' image.

the statue be removed in June 2020, after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the global protests that followed. The Roosevelt statue now joins a number of other US monuments that have been relocated over the past few months. Most of these removals, if not all, were

prompted by the 2020 protests."The statue itself communicates a racial hierarchy that the Museum and members of the public have long found disturbing," the museum wrote in its June request. This is conveyed in the statue's composition: the white man, Roosevelt, is placed in the center on horseback while the other two men are behind him, walking.

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Shows there is no such thing as “race “. It is all freaking invented!!! Scrap metal anyone? Replace Theodore with an American billionaire and the Indian and African with Chinese workers. Really Dumb!! Where is Mayor Adams Each should have their own statue. History should be studied not hidden. That’s a shame.

This reveals a certain sentiment. Was it necessary? Thats destruction of evidence. Sad day 😢 Terrific, one more step to repeating history, after ignorant people continue to erase it or cover it up! Out if sight out mind? REALLY? Nos, they should remove both the Native American and the African men from the statue, make each of them statues on their own with different context, and put back Teddy’s statue in the same spot. Although then some might also complain about being on top of a horse so…

Theodore Roosevelt statue removed from NYC museum after sparking controversyA statue of Theodore Roosevelt, depicting the 26th US president on horseback with a Native American man and an African man on either side of him, that sat in front of the American Museum of Natural History in New York has been removed History makes history of history ok I am all for removing confederate monuments. They shouldn’t have been there to begin with. But this is asinine. Who next, Washington, Lincoln, or hell, why not Jesus?

This one really grinds my gears, Ted is objectively one of the top three presidents of all time. They say good, take them down and display them in museums. This was in front of a museums. This was one of the must hard core presidents this country has ever had. Makes no never mind to me , a rock sitting on another rock doesn’t hurt my feelings if it’s there or not , but I’m sure the rock haters and rock lovers will argue over it

i hope all the people who were hurt by the mean statue can heal now Theodore Roosevelt was a terribly great President. Trustbusting and Environmental Conservation are not the values of the wokeness Cheers for making America 🇺🇸 Perplexing America has become the emotionally soft. Segregation please We live in the dumbest timeline.

Theodore Roosevelt statue at NYC museum removedSTATUE REMOVED - The controversial statue of President Theodore Roosevelt that sat outside the American Museum of Natural History in New York City since 1940 was entirely removed by Thursday. People are always unhappy So SecretSunBlog; What statue will replace the one of the one of the most revered Presidents in US history? Click bait.

Hard rain gonna fall Good. Always depicting blacks/natives as “less than” by showing yt men as saviors. Real history shows who the brutes and barbarians truly are. We see you. 'If you can only be tall because somebody is on their knees, then you have a serious problem' -Toni Morrison Is there an indian name for new york?

Why was that statue there in the first place? Shimsham do you consider Confederate statues should be something to be proud of and is a great thing that should be preserved. Did u hear some schools dont want to include slavery as something u should teach in schools. About time already Please don't tell me they are replacing it with a George floyd statue

About time!

Theodore Roosevelt Statue Is Removed From New York’s Natural-History MuseumA statue of Theodore Roosevelt in New York City, long the subject of debate, was removed overnight Wednesday and will be moved to North Dakota Such a joke Akhenaton Pathetic.

Controversial Teddy Roosevelt Statue Removed From Outside New York City MuseumThe bronze sculpture of Roosevelt on horseback with Native American and African figures depicted subjugation and racial inferiority, the American Museum of Natural History said. They cancelled Teddy Roosevelt LOL Dr Seuss Mr Potato Head The Pancake Lady... And Teddy To be fair everyone is inferior to TR. We are living 1984

Controversial Teddy Roosevelt statue removed from outside New York City museumThe removal of New York City's controversial monument to 26th U.S President Theodore Roosevelt began this week, according to the American Museum of Natural History. What on earth is controversial about TR? HATE THESE PEOPLE Love these tokens. Do we have VotingRightsActNow yet? BasicIncome ? universalhealthcare ? MFA

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first requested the statue be removed in June 2020, after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the global protests that followed. The Roosevelt statue now joins a number of other US monuments that have been relocated over the past few months. Most of these removals, if not all, were prompted by the 2020 protests . "The statue itself communicates a racial hierarchy that the Museum and members of the public have long found disturbing," the museum wrote in its June request. This is conveyed in the statue's composition: the white man, Roosevelt, is placed in the center on horseback while the other two men are behind him, walking. That June 2020 request was approved by New York's mayor at the time, Bill de Blasio. A year later, the New York City Public Design Commission to remove and temporarily store the sculpture. In this photo from December 2, 2021, construction workers begin removing the Theodore Roosevelt statue. Credit: