The statue was so admired that Ezekiel’s alma mater requested him to create a second version that would be placed at VMI. The long read: She is venerated around the world. Fleetwood Spence, 72, sent six ‘grossly offensive and really aggressive’ emails to the Bristol mayor after the Edward Colston statue was pulled down. The statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down from its plinth in Bristol city centre (Ben Birchall/PA) The following day – after Mr Rees said he … Photo: Ben Birchall/PA He was given a 24-week overnight curfew and … The statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down from its plinth in Bristol city centre. The statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down from its plinth in Bristol city centre (Ben Birchall/PA) The following day – after Mr Rees said he could not condone the damage to the statue but felt no “loss” over its removal – Spence sent the emails to the mayor’s office using the anonymous Guerrilla mail service. Colston’s statue was pulled down after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, US, sparked protests around the world. In the previous piece we showed that ending (non-existent) racism could not have been the real goal of the riots that convulsed the United States this year. Ezekiel spent time on the details of this depiction of Jackson, down to the intricacy on the sword, gloves, and field glasses, trying to make visually accurate art to fit the legend and the piece of memory he was creating. Protesters pulled down the statue and rolled it into Bristol's harbour. ... was pulled down during a Black Lives ... to damage statues of Winston Churchill… A 72-year-old man admits sending abusive emails to Bristol's mayor after a slaver statue was torn down. Why statues of the explorer are being pulled down in the US ... a statue of Winston Churchill was defaced with graffiti ... demonstrators vandalised the Columbus statue, tore it down … Since then a memorial to Sir Winston Churchill has been vandalised with the word "racist". A pensioner has been convicted of sending abusive emails to a politician in the wake of the toppling of the statue of … Fleetwood Spence, 72, sent six ‘grossly offensive and really aggressive’ emails to the Bristol mayor after the Edward Colston statue was pulled down. Rather we argued that the riots represented a dramatic eruption of the left’s anti-western animus which is the psychological disposition that frames the left’s mindset and actions. The unrest also led to a memorial of Sir Winston Churchill … This is the moment a British teen was pulled down a snowy hillside by her excited dog - as it chased toboggans down the slope. She stands for stability and order. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. The statue was pulled from its plinth in the city centre and thrown in the water by anti-racism campaigners during a Black Lives Matter protest. George Clooney, 59, shared in a recent interview that Brad Pitt, 56, pranked him on the set of Ocean's Twelve, telling people not to look him in the eyes which threatened his reputation Credit: PA images. The empty plinth left after the statue of slave trader Edward Colston was pulled down in Bristol, June 2020 Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP …