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Melt It Down!

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On October 24, 2021
Interesting idea: An African-American museum has proposed melting down a statue of Robert E. Lee that was recently taken down in Charlottesville, and then using the bronze material to create new artwork that could be put on public display in the city. The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center’s bid for the sculpture comes after […]

On Racist Monuments

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On February 6, 2015

The question with what to do with racist monuments is a difficult one. I can certainly understand the desire to change or erase them. If I am a member of a traditionally oppressed group and I saw word

Eisenhower Memorial

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On February 9, 2012

So it seems that Frank Gehry is designing a memorial for Dwight Eisenhower on the National Mall. Eisenhower’s family is angry because, gasp, one of the scenes shows Dewey as a poor, barefoot kid

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