The new bill would allow civilians to sue for three times the cost of the statue’s repair or replacement and limit the addition of contextualizing material like plaques.
The Haunting History of America’s Largest Confederate Monument
A new documentary investigates the racist origins of the Stone Mountain monument near Atlanta, Georgia — the Mount Rushmore of white supremacy.
Henrietta Lacks Statue to Replace Virginia Robert E. Lee Statue
Lacks was a Black Roanoke woman whose cancer cell samples were taken without her consent and used in medical research.
Richmond’s Last Confederate Statue Comes Down
“The work to battle entrenched white supremacy in our communities is far from over,” said artist Sandy Williams IV.
The Last Public Confederate Statue in Maryland Is Removed
The “Talbot Boys Statue” stood outside a courthouse in the town of Easton for 106 years.
The Troublesome History of America’s Public Monuments
A new exhibition at the New-York Historical Society revises the assumption that the current debate about controversial public monuments is in any way new.
Richmond’s Infamous Robert E. Lee Statue May Go to a Black History Museum
The Virginia governor and Richmond mayor announced a tentative agreement to transfer the massive statue to the local Black History Museum and Cultural Center.
Study Shows Correlation Between Number of Confederate Monuments and Lynchings
The University of Virginia researchers wrote that the data “provides compelling evidence that these symbols are associated with hate.”
Violence Is The Most Common Subject of Commemoration in US Monuments
A new report lists the top 50 figures represented in US monuments. They’re mainly white, male, and vicious.
The Largest Confederate Monument in the South Finally Comes Down
It was the last Confederate statue on Monument Avenue, painted over by Black Lives Matter activists during last year’s historic protests.
We Should Think Differently About the Preservation of Racist Monuments
Today more museum professionals are considering what it could mean to exhibit defaced monuments.
Anti-Racist Activists Say They Used a Stolen Confederate Monument as a Toilet
White supremacy is shitty.