Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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  • Calls to Remove a Statue of a Georgia Senator
  • Loud Protests Over Silent Sam
  • New Park Names in Memphis
  • A Statue of Confederate General Offends Many in D.C.
  • Black Officials Want Statue Removed of Longtime Senator
  • A Protest Over Confederate Figures Inspired by Trayvon
  • Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial
  • A Statue at the Georgia Capitol Is Removed
  • A Jacksonville School Changes Names

New Park Names in Memphis

The majority-Black Memphis City Council recently renamed Confederate Park, Jefferson Davis Park and Nathan Forrest Park, the latter named after a leader of the Ku Klux Klan. They are now called Memphis Park, Mississippi River Park and Health Sciences Park.  (Photo: Adrian Sainz/AP Photo)

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