Black Lives Matter leader calls for tearing down statues of Jesus

By Peter Hasson

Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King called Monday for the removal of statues, murals and stained glass windows that depict Jesus as a “white European,” which he claimed “are a form of white supremacy.”

“Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down,” King, a former surrogate on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’s 2020 presidential campaign, wrote on Twitter. “They are a form of white supremacy. Always have been.”

King’s targeting of religious artwork comes as various activist groups have moved beyond tearing down Confederate statues and are now calling for the removal of other historical monuments.

“In the Bible, when the family of Jesus wanted to hide, and blend in, guess where they went?” he added. “EGYPT! Not Denmark. Tear them down.”

“All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down,” King wrote in a second tweet. “They are a gross form of white supremacy.”

A spokesperson for King didn’t immediately return a request for additional comment.

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9 thoughts on “Black Lives Matter leader calls for tearing down statues of Jesus

  1. Coming against Jesus or the church is something each will have to face when we die. A man’s spirit never dies it either goes to Heaven or Hell and God will decide and it won’t be good for anyone that goes against His people.. He created all of us white, black, yellow and red! Don’t join these radicals ~ pray for them.

  2. Showing their true colors so to speak. What shade of totalitarianism is in vogue this summer?

    There is a reason the Bible is banned in the worst countries in the world, see the correlation? And at the same time did you notice which countries do better? The book of Kings is great reading, they talk about the rise and fall of countries.

  3. BLM is a pack of paid fools, I thought it was all about ” Racism” and “Police Brutality “,
    Now Jesus is a problem, give me a break !!

    So they start with racism, police brutality, confederate general, and now Jesus.

    The only goal they have is to cause hate and discontent, they are like cockroaches
    nasty and irritating no real purpose.

    • They are Biblically ignorant. Jesus wasn’t white or black but a Jew. I pity this poor bastard when he dies and is face to face with Jesus.

  4. BLM is being used to tear the country apart and censor opposing views, conveniently under the cover of political correctness. No doubt this censorship will be expanded so that those who have their minds right will compel us to adhere to the correct way to think and speak.

    In a real democracy, opposing views are allowed and people are free to consider them and agree or dismiss, with no hard feelings. People naturally disagree about all kinds of things, except, apparently, in our Brave New World, where our consent to the dominant ideology must be on public display and opposition to this is to be outright destroyed.

    That’s why we fought two world wars, no?

  5. The BLM movement is run by a bunch of well meaning fools if they believe trashing the icons of history, all will be well. Like it or not history is HISTORY!!!! Period!!!!

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