Source: Nick Gilbertson

Workers have removed the iconic Theodore Roosevelt statue that had stood in front of the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan since 1940.

The bronze monument depicts Roosevelt on horseback with an African man and Native American man – both on foot- by his side. “It has been criticized by some as a symbol of colonialism and racism,” according to Reuters.

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