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American History Meets an Agenda: Ban Re-enactments
Isn’t it frustrating that some progressives insist on denigrating white Americans with the dark history of slavery (systemic racism), but refuse to acknowledge how far we’ve come in overcoming the past? That attitude—that there is only one acceptable way to illustrate American history—has become part of progressive propaganda, and in particular, according to black progressives. They want to teach their incomplete version of black history, including their own depictions of the Civil War and other controversial conflicts.
In recent years, the Left is working to ban re-enactments in particular, with excuses that simply aren’t credible or honest. Slowly but surely, more excuses are used ranging from the rejection of violence, firing weapons, felonious use of weapons, the importance of gun control, the evils of the Confederacy, white supremacy, the use of Confederate symbols, and rejection of Civil War monuments. That these events and symbols depict our history is meaningless to the Left.
Here is a brief list of some of the re-enactments that have been affected: