Confederate statue removed from city hall in Louisiana after 99 years

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Hard to believe the Civil War was just 99 short years ago.. Oh, wait.

Esuts

But now the hapless people of Lafayette won’t know anything about the Civil War and there is no other possible way for them to learn about it!

uniquedeke

Fun fact: The guy that this city is named after, Lafayette, was an abolitionist who helped outlaw slavery in France in 1794.

Kalislaya

Betty white outlasted this statue

DesertofBoredom

As a born and bred southerner, I’m so glad these statues are coming down. It’s way past time.

Dwayla