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12:00 AM, June 13, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:42 AM, June 13, 2020

Countries erase all history of racism after breaking racists’ statues

Two of the greatest nations in the world thoroughly erased their shared racist history by removing statues of all slave-traders, except for the really important ones which were defaced by graffiti instead.

"We have decided to demolish the statue of the racist person right outside our library after realising that now everyone knows how racist our great ancestors were," librarian Bob Smith Steve said.

Another proposal for the statues was to turn them into "Monuments of Shame" and use those as a reminder to a very dark chapter in the history of these two countries. "No. We would rather sweep this under the rug and hopefully placate people," a leader of one of the countries said.

A noted historian -- noted because of his pigmentation -- weighed in with his two cents on the matter. "We should put all the statues in a museum. Can we really forget great men because they are racists?" He tweeted.

Other commentators responded with a chorus of "duh yes".

Meanwhile in Bangladesh, a racist statue in front of Rapa Plaza market in the capital was also dismantled. Some claim it wasn't racist, but since it was found sexually provocative once, many said art was in the eyes of the interpreter.

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