What's the first thing you think of when you hear "Abraham Lincoln"?
Right. He's the president who freed the slaves.
Wellll that's not good enough for the contemporary Woke Mafia. Sorry Abe, but you're getting canceled.
San Francisco is really renaming Abraham Lincoln High School and really said it's because Lincoln "did not show" that "black lives ever mattered" to him.
THE GUY WHO FREED THE SLAVES.
I swear this is real.
"The discussion for Lincoln centered around his treatment of First Nation peoples, because that was offered first," chairman of the renaming committee and a first grade teacher Jeremiah Jeffries said, according to the report. "Once he met the criteria in that way, we did not belabor the point."
"The history of Lincoln and Native Americans is complicated, not nearly as well known as that of the Civil War and slavery," he said, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. "Lincoln, like the presidents before him and most after, did not show through policy or rhetoric that Black lives ever mattered to them outside of human capital and as casualties of wealth building."
"Uprooting the problematic names and symbols that currently clutter buildings, streets, throughout the city is a worthy endeavor," he noted, according to the report. "Only good can come from the public being reflective and intentional about the power of our words, names and rhetoric within our public institutions."