Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

There has been a good deal of controversy about statues, monuments and schools memorializing historic figures considered to be racist. In some cases, the protests of Black officials and community groups have been successful, but not always. A look at controversial statues across the nation. — By Jonathan P. Hicks (@HicksJonathan) (Photo: Erik S. Lesser/Newsmakers) 

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