P.C. Taliban Targets Historic Fresco

Bit by bit, every aspect of society that does not meet with the approval of black racial solipsists will be deleted. It isn’t just historical figures retroactively deemed not to be politically correct. Even artwork has to go:

In 1934, Ann Rice O’Hanlon painted a fresco — then the largest one ever painted by a woman — in the University of Kentucky’s Memorial Hall. Ever since, thousands of students have walked past it on their way to and from various events each semester. Some have been oblivious to the work, which depicts Kentucky’s history, while others have admired it and considered it an outstanding example of the Depression-era Public Works of Art program, which paid for the fresco.

Being painted by a woman is not sufficient to protect the artwork from the depredations of the P.C. Taliban.

Many black students over the years have noticed the mural, which offers a version of history that includes black people working in tobacco fields, black musicians performing for a group of white people and a Native American holding a tomahawk. As campus protests over issues of race have spread in recent weeks, black students at Kentucky held a meeting with President Eli Capilouto and talked about how the fresco hurt them by relegating black people to roles as slaves or servants, without portraying the cruelty of slavery and Jim Crow. On Monday, Capilouto announced his agreement that the mural’s location is inappropriate.

A more fitting location would be somewhere no one can see it, where it can be left until forgotten, then quietly destroyed along with the rest of our culture.

In the meantime…

While moving the fresco to a more appropriate location will take time, Capilouto said in an online essay released by the university, Kentucky will cover up the 45-by-8-foot fresco for now and add a sign explaining why the mural is obscured.

Capilouto admits that the fresco is considered “to be one of the most important artworks of its kind in the commonwealth,” as if that matters. Minority students want it gone, and they always get their way, because they are oppressed.

Whether the fresco accurately depicts the era when it was painted is irrelevant also. History is racist and must be eradicated.

We should send representative artifacts of American civilization to Russia, so that they might be preserved in museums. Otherwise the future will have no idea who we were.

Off to the Memory Hole. Click for full size.

On a tip from Steve T. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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