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  1. vandalism
    Frederick Douglass Statue Vandalized Over July 4th WeekendThe statue was torn down from its base in a Rochester park and found near the edge of a gorge.
  2. monuments
    Georgia Politician Argues for Keeping All Statues — Even of Hitler or SatanGOP congressional candidate Marjorie Greene shows that floodgates arguments over removing monuments cut both ways.
  3. monuments
    Teddy Roosevelt Statue Coming Down, Says Natural History MuseumThe statue has been criticized as racist for years.
  4. new york city
    Two Revolutionary Trans Activists Are Getting a Monument in NYCMarsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera will be honored for their pioneering advocacy.
  5. games
    The Confederate Monuments Culture War Comes to New YorkThe Yankees are having an easy reckoning over Kate Smith. But what happens when they have to confront the legacy of a real icon?
  6. public art
    Our Memorials Teach Us to ForgetMost things crumble, especially in New York.
  7. new york city
    Here’s Why New Yorkers Think Shirley Chisholm Deserves a Monument“Chisholm’s story is the embodiment of the American Dream, and her trailblazing nature is quintessentially New York.”
  8. documented
    The Photographer Who Documents the Former Sites of Confederate MonumentsArtist Matthew Shain set out to capture the pedestals where they once stood.
  9. monuments
    45-Foot-Tall Naked Woman May Be Coming to the National MallThe statue has previously been displayed — where else? — at Burning Man.
  10. Robert E. Lee Monuments Are Symbols of Neo-Confederacy, Not the ConfederacyMonuments that went up to celebrate the white supremacist triumph in successfully setting up Jim Crow should come down now.
  11. monuments
    Brooklyn to Get Captain America StatueIt literally weighs a ton.
  12. monuments
    Central Park Doesn’t Have Any Statues of Actual Historical WomenThat could be changing soon, though.
  13. monuments
    Look at This Monstrous Statue of Lucille BallPoor Lucy.
  14. Monuments
    ‘Beastie Boys Square’ Proposed for Bar-Saturated Lower East SideThe plan is being brought to life by the guy who pitched Biggie Smalls Street in Clinton Hill.
  15. Monuments
    This Epic Monument to Popeyes Founder Al Copeland Probably Won’t Get BuiltLooks fine to us.