A democratic state Senator said he was attacked outside the Wisconsin state capital building in Madison on Tuesday night after protesters overthrew two delegations, including a leading female sculptor and a slave who died while fighting the Confederation in the US Civil War.
State Senator Tim Carpenter Milwaukee Journal told Sentinel reporter On the scene where the protesters were attacked while capturing photos while returning to complete a job late at night in Capitol. A picture posted on Twitter Reporter Lawrence Andrea showed that Carpenter had doubled on a knee after the incident.
“I don’t know what happened … all I did was stop and take pictures, and the next thing is I get five, six fists, I kick my head,” he said.
This new protest tour in Madison was ignited by the arrest of a black man who recently entered a restaurant near the capital with a bullhorn and baseball bat.
HE IS Identified by the Wisconsin State Magazine Devonere Johnson, a local activist and organizer cell phone shown in the video Follow a white customer inside. In the shot, Johnson calls the man racist and shouts various curses from his megaphone.
During Tuesday protests, the participants overturned Wisconsin’s ‘Forward’ statue, a seven-meter bronze statue depicting a woman standing on the bow of a boat. It was made by artist Jean Pond Miner and placed near the capitol steps in 1895 – ‘an unusual honor for a woman of her day’. According to the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Later, the group Col., a slave who died while fighting for the Union during the US Civil War. He also dragged a statue of Christian Heg. According to Journal Sentinel, this statue was thrown into a nearby lake.