Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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  • 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
  • Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

Calls to Remove a Statue of a Georgia Senator

Black elected officials in Georgia are advocating the removal of a statue of John B. Gordon, a confederate general and U.S. senator. Gordon endorsed measures to preserve white dominance and was thought to be a leader in the Ku Klux Klan. (Photo: wiki commons)

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