Replace the James McGill statue with a Tree

Replace the James McGill statue with a Tree

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Hannah Wallace started this petition to Suzanne Fortier (Chief Executive Officer of McGill University) and

It can be any type of tree. Any tree would be better than looking at James McGill.

As we all hopefully know, James McGill was a slave owner who enslaved Black and Indigenous people and used the wealth gained by their exploitation to start McGill University. McGill University makes no mention of this on their website, instead romanticizing his boring life.

There has long been calls for the statue to be removed. McGill has never listened.

https://graphitepublications.com/james-mcgill-was-a-slave-owner-200-years-of-denial/

http://www.mcgilltribune.com/opinion/erased-by-the-administration-james-mcgill-was-a-slave-owner-18022020/

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