For its fourth annual Anti-Columbus Day Tour, Decolonize This Place reiterated its demands that AMNH remove its controversial statue of Theodore Roosevelt
Almost two years after the fascist rally at Charlottesville around a mediocre statue of Robert E. Lee, the American Museum of Natural History has opened its exhibition Addressing the Statue.
In August, student activists toppled the “Silent Sam” Confederate monument on UNC’s campus. Yesterday, the university chancellor introduced a proposal to reinstall the statue.
Charles and Talameika Brice were selected to paint the mural at Obama Magnet, which was named after Confederate president Jefferson Davis until this year.
A year after removing the statue, Duke University decides to leave the site of the former Confederate monument empty to “provide a powerful statement about the past, the present and our values.”
Controversies surrounding Confederate monument “Silent Sam” on UNC’s campus has reached new heights after protests end in the statue’s collapse.
The Southern Poverty Law Center has tallied nearly 2,000 Confederate symbols in public spaces, from monuments to schools named for Confederate figures.
Communities across the nation (and even the world) have generally used the following options in dealing with contentious public monuments and memorials.
Last week, Hyperallergic sat down with former mayor Mitch Landrieu to talk about the lessons he had learned in the process of removing Confederate monuments from New Orleans.
Lauren Frances Adams offers three bodies of work that celebrate black female exceptionalism and expose the supporting roles of white women in US Confederate history and propaganda, offering a multifaceted site-specific, visual history lesson centered in Baltimore.
How personal loss, grieving, and memorialization can humanize and illuminate the controversies around monuments.
The recent removal of statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest illuminates the many problems with the memorial landscape in Memphis and throughout the United States.