John Oliver took on the debate over confederate statues and schooled America on why it is offensive to keep reminders of the civil war and slavery as monuments. In a twenty minute segment, Oliver broke down what it is to remember history versus glorifying acts of violence and degradation.
Do yourself a favor and watch the clip below. If you want the confederate statues taken down, the clip will give you the right talking points to convince others, and if you want to keep the statues, Oliver's explanation might convince you otherwise.
Watching John Oliver's segment on the Confederacy. This country desperately needs civics and logical reasoning classes. Desp...er...ate...ly— Chett Manley (@ChettManley) October 10, 2017
H/T: Huffington Post