Students at George Washington University have petitioned to change their nickname.
Evidently they feel that being called “colonials” is offensive and oppressive.
Understanding history might be inconvenient to these students.
During the revolutionary war we were in fact colonies of England. Our citizens fought for our freedom from monarchy and the right to establish our own government.
The “colonials” did something that has changed the course of history to the immense good of mankind.
We deserve better