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Vandals saw off Jackie Robinson statue, steal it from Kansas park days before Black History Month

Posted on AllSides January 26th, 2024
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A prized Jackie Robinson statue was stolen from a public park in Kansas Thursday by thieves who sawed off the bronze sculpture — leaving behind only the iconic baseball player’s feet. The brazen theft — slammed by officials as “horrendous” and “disgusting” — took place just one week before the start of Black History Month. “More than frustrated, I am angry to see that this has happened,” said Wichita City Council member Brandon Johnson. “This was disgusting. This should never happen.” The thieves struck sometime during the night at the...

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