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The legacy of white men

Princeton University sophomore, Siyang Liu, urges changes in representation in campus buildings in her October 18 opinion piece in the Princetonian.  “Our student body is far more diverse today than it has ever been before, and building names should reflect…

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The spot where Emmett Till’s body was found is marked by this sign. People keep shooting it up.

“[I]t took 52 years for historical markers to be erected at locations related to the teenager’s death, which galvanized the civil rights movement after the acquittal. And now, at the spot marking where Till’s body was pulled from the river,…

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The unsung founders deserve better

How to recognize how deeply white supremacy is ingrained in ourselves and our institutions and how difficult it is to create a suitable commemoration of those who suffered the greatest impact is evident in this reflection about a memorial on…

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Memory and History: The Meaning and Future of Monuments in the Aftermath of Charlottesville. Panel Discussion, September 12

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The Monuments Must Go: An open letter from the great-great-grandsons of Stonewall Jackson.

William Jackson Christian and Warren Edmund Christian state clearly why the statue of their ancestor, the Confederate general, should be removed. “Our sense of justice leads us to believe that removing the Stonewall statue and other monuments should be part…

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