Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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  • 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
  • A Statue at the Georgia Capitol Is Removed

Loud Protests Over Silent Sam

There have been numerous protests over the years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill over the presence of a monument to university alumni who died in the Civil War. The “Silent Sam” memorial has been on the campus since 1913. (Photo: Wiki Commons)

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