Lacks was a Black Roanoke woman whose cancer cell samples were taken without her consent and used in medical research.
“The work to battle entrenched white supremacy in our communities is far from over,” said artist Sandy Williams IV.
The “Talbot Boys Statue” stood outside a courthouse in the town of Easton for 106 years.
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.
The Virginia governor and Richmond mayor announced a tentative agreement to transfer the massive statue to the local Black History Museum and Cultural Center.
The University of Virginia researchers wrote that the data “provides compelling evidence that these symbols are associated with hate.”
A new report lists the top 50 figures represented in US monuments. They’re mainly white, male, and vicious.
It was the last Confederate statue on Monument Avenue, painted over by Black Lives Matter activists during last year’s historic protests.
Today more museum professionals are considering what it could mean to exhibit defaced monuments.
White supremacy is shitty.
The group has pledged to turn a monument to Jefferson Davis “into a toilet” unless the United Daughters of the Confederacy meets its demands.
All but one of the removals occurred after the murder of George Floyd, which spurred international protests against institutionalized racism.