when many of the Confederate monuments were erected. This came to mind because of a recent visit to my university by Bryan Johnston, the founder and executive director of the equal justice initiative.

The early 20th-century Confederate monuments in that town interested me; at one point they actually provided the objects of my research and writing. This is what I learned. paul goodloe mcintire had commissioned the major civic monuments in Charlottesville.

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But I do know that his flirtations, in which he’s hung out with the right’s own race hustlers, are not a breakthrough moment for conservatives in their eternal quest to make. Confederate statue or.

I am glad to see the Confederate. s the right thing to do. UPDATE: From reader brooklyn blue dog: I grew up in the North in the 1970s, in an integrated suburb where many of the white people who.

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But communities often make curious decisions, even if we disagree with them. Decisions about what to do with confederate statues belong with the communities where they stand. Charlottesville and other communities have relocated statues. In any case it’s not an issue that needs to be punted to Washington.

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How Confederate history looks in the shadow of Charlottesville. Racist right-wing groups have. that if hardened racists are rallying to the defense of Confederate monuments and statues.

Only a few words are spoken, but the looks they exchange make it clear that there is history between. nationalists clashed with counter-protesters over the removal of confederate monuments in the.

With cities across the South removing Confederate. focus on monuments may distract from more significant issues. “Recognizing that history is important,” she points out, “but bigger than that is.

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