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Down Goes Davis!

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On May 11, 2017

In these horrible times, one doesn’t have much to cheer. Here’s something! Authorities removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans early Thursday, as protester

Tear ‘Em Down

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On April 24, 2017

Good on New Orleans. New Orleans removed the first of four designated Confederate monuments Monday as workers toiled in the dark of night to bring down the Liberty Monument, which honors a white supre

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I think one can make a case for maintaining Confederate monuments, but I don’t think Zachary Fine really makes it. Writing about the recent New Orleans decision to take down several Confederate memorials, Fine writes: But some major black intellectuals today suggest—though not explicitly—that there might be value in preserving visible traces of racial prejudice. […]
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Above: An opportunity for wealthy white men to promote their careers through “leadership” Scott Cowen is the former president of Tulane University. He wrote a book on Hurricane Katrina and how it transformed New Orleans. It is unspeakably awful. It is all about how awesome Scott Cowen was for using Katrina as an opportunity to […]
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