CHICAGO (WLS) — For the second time in a month and a half, a statue of Abraham Lincoln was vandalized by anti-colonizer activists.
This time, it was a statue of the former president sitting in Edgewater’s Senn Park.
The vandals used red paint to deface the statue and pedestal, referencing the “Dakota 38.”
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That’s in reference to 38 Native Americans who were hanged in 1862 over a land dispute in what is now Minnesota. President Lincoln approved those death sentences.
Chicago police did not immediately provide information on the incident Thursday.
A statue of Abraham Lincoln in Lincoln Park was targeted by anti-colonizer activists last month.
In that incident, the group dumped red paint on the statue and spray painted “Avenge the Dakota 38” on the ground.
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