From reddit: I'm a direct defendant of Robert E. Lee, living in Texas. I want every statue torn down.
"When I was young, my grandmother considered it a point of pride, my father seemed uninterested, and I just dug the history bit, as a boy.
Growing up, and gettin' some book learnin' in meh, I realized how Lee was a traitor to the US, and that any pride was misplaced and ignorant.
My voice has no audience to defend human rights. But, I just wanted..."