Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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  • 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
  • Calls to Remove a Statue of a Georgia Senator

A Protest Over Confederate Figures Inspired by Trayvon

Protesters angry over the death of Trayvon Martin expressed their displeasure in 2012 by spraying graffiti on monuments in New Orleans honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee, and Jefferson Davis, the president of the confederacy. (Photo: Klaus Nowottnick/DPA /LANDOV)

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