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Confederate Monuments

  1. confederate monuments
    Richmond’s Robert E. Lee Statue Will Be Freed From the Wastewater PlantLost Cause monument, all washed up.
  2. public art watch
    The Nation’s Monuments Are Male, Pale, and StaleA new audit makes the case for a more fluid landscape of public memory.
  3. gallery
    Charlottesville Finally Removes Confederate Statues: Photos and VideosFour years after the deadly Unite the Right rally, the city has at last finished the job.
  4. confederate monuments
    Richmond’s Confederate Monuments, One Year LaterProtests brought down most of the statues on Monument Avenue — except Robert E. Lee’s.
  5. confederate monuments
    Georgia Struggles With Its Giant Neo-Confederate EmbarrassmentStacey Abrams wants to sandblast the carving of Confederate leaders on state-owned property. That probably won’t happen with Brian Kemp as governor.
  6. confederate monuments
    Virginia Court Paves Way for Removal of Confederate Statues In CharlottesvilleIt’s another blow to the neo-Confederate effort to promote white supremacy via exaltation of the Lost Cause.
  7. donald trump
    Colin Jost Looks Back on Trump’s ‘Confederate Statue’ of an SNL Appearance“All these clips are so surreal when you look back.”
  8. politics
    Justin Timberlake Wants America to Say Bye Bye Bye to Confederate MonumentsHe called for the removal of Confederate monuments throughout the US.
  9. politics
    Tennessean Taylor Swift Won’t Stand for Racist Monuments in Her Home State“It makes me sick that there are monuments standing in our state that celebrate racist historical figures who did evil things.”
  10. movies
    What Are We to Do With Cinematic Monuments to the Confederacy?Gone With the Wind is a representation of the worst myths America still holds about itself. The answer isn’t to sideline it.
  11. gone baby gone
    HBO Max Sort of Removes Gone With the WindThe film will return to the streaming platform “with a discussion of its historical context.”
  12. protests
    Confederate Monument ‘Silent Sam’ Torn Down by Protesters on UNC CampusThough the governor and University of North Carolina officials have signaled that they want the statue to go, they condemned the act of vandalism.
  13. power
    Confederate Monuments Are Being Discovered Faster Than They Can Be Taken DownSince Charlottesville, 73 Confederate monuments have been removed. And yet, the total number keeps growing.
  14. No, Removing Monuments to Traitors Doesn’t Mean Removing Monuments to FoundersConfederate monuments don’t embody American history; they were built on lies about American history.
  15. A Confederate Monument Taken Down in Ohio Will Return After Public OutcryYes, Ohio was part of the Union.
  16. confederate monuments
    America’s Ugliest Confederate Statue Isn’t Coming Down Anytime SoonA Tennessee town’s absurd and tacky monument to General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
  17. local politics
    State Rep Gives Ominous Warning About Removing Confederate Statues“I can guarantee you won’t be met with torches but something a lot more definitive.”
  18. Confederate Monuments Are Propaganda — Not HistoryMemorials to the Confederacy were erected by advocates of white supremacy.
  19. charlottesville
    Daughters of the Confederacy Feel ‘Very Hurt’ by Calls to Remove StatuesThis sounds very difficult for them.