The University of Virginia researchers wrote that the data “provides compelling evidence that these symbols are associated with hate.”
The artist’s newly commissioned work in Richmond, Virginia is made out of soil and water from cities and ports that played important roles in the enslavement of people.
It was the last Confederate statue on Monument Avenue, painted over by Black Lives Matter activists during last year’s historic protests.
The Valentine Richmond History Center wants to display a Davis statue created by artist Edward Valentine, the museum’s first president.
Governor Northam says his new initiative to reimagine public monuments in Virginia would “shine light on previously untold stories.”
The Argentinian artist invites us into her world in the first solo exhibition of her work in the US, on view through January 10, 2021.
The now-scrapped bill would have removed procedural hurdles that local governments in Virginia still face in removing the statues.
The recommendation to move the Confederate general’s monument to the Virginia Museum of History and Culture was made unanimously by the Commission for Historical Statues in the United States Capitol.
An op-ed by Judge Bradley Cavedo, who temporarily halted the removal of Confederate statues in Richmond, has resurfaced. In it, he criticized desegregation busing, welfare measures, and a proposal for instant voter registration.
Former and current staffers launched a petition denouncing the presence of armed guards in the galleries and alleging the museum has mishandled complaints of racial and sexual harassment.
Mayor Levar Stoney expedited the removal of seven Confederate statues in Richmond over the past week, but a Richmond judge has approved a temporary injunction blocking the mayor’s order.
“Once we remove the remaining monuments, we can officially say that we were the former capital of the confederacy,” said Stoney in today’s briefing.