托马斯杰斐逊雕像将从纽约市钱伯斯移除, 佣金规则

The commission approved a plan to loan the 187-year-old statue, 从那时起就住在市政厅内 1833, 到纽约历史学会 “to protect the artwork and provide opportunities to exhibit it within an educational and historical context.

The commission favored removing the historic statue, sculpted by Pierre-Jean David, before the end of the year, PIX-11 News reported. The commission did not immediately respond to Fox News’ 征求意见.

NYC’S DE BLASIO BOOTING THOMAS JEFFERSON STATUE FROM CITY HALL

The City Council’s Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus has long objected to the statue’s presence because Jefferson owned slaves. Assembly Member Charles Barron and his wife, City Council Member Inez Barron, led the fight to remove the statue.

市长 Bill de Blasio charged his wife, first lady Chirlane McCray, head of the Commission on Racial Justice and Reconciliation, with deciding the sculpture’s fate.

Dante de Blasio, 从左起, Chirlane McCray and Bill de Blasio attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "In America: A Lexicon of Fashion" exhibition on Monday, 九月. 13, 2021, 在纽约. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Dante de Blasio, 从左起, Chirlane McCray and Bill de Blasio attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of theIn America: A Lexicon of Fashionexhibition on Monday, 九月. 13, 2021, 在纽约. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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