SOURCE: The Conversation
by Jordan Brasher and Derek H. Alderman
If the aim of statue removal is to build a more racially just South, then, as many analysts have pointed out, putting these monuments in storage is a lost opportunity.
SOURCE: NY Times
Dallas, unable to find a suitable new home for a bronze statue of Robert E. Lee on horseback that had sat in a city park until 2017, recently sent the artifact to an online auction.
Just this week, the Confederate Defenders of Charleston monument in South Carolina was splattered with red paint, and police have already accused two people of vandalism.
But the legal fight to remove the city’s statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson may not be over.
An interview with James W. Loewen.
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