Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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  • Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial
  • A Statue at the Georgia Capitol Is Removed
  • A Jacksonville School Changes Names
  • 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

A Statue at the Georgia Capitol Is Removed

After a lengthy campaign, a statue of Tom Watson, a populist, newspaper editor and politician, was removed from the Georgia State Capitol in November. Watson became known for his vicious statements against African-Americans. (Photo: Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

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