President Donald Trump slammed the people responsible for ripping a statue of Frederick Douglass from its base in upstate New York, writing in a tweet on Monday: “This shows that these anarchists have no bounds!”
It was not immediately clear who was responsible for vandalizing the statue of Douglass, an escaped slave who became a leader of the abolitionist movement, and a powerful orator who delivered a famous speech on 5 July, 1852 in which he asked, “What to the slave is the Fourth of July?”
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