Historians Take on White Supremacist Memorials: A Round-Up

Since the tragic events in Charlottesville, many scholars of Civil War memory have been on the front lines of a public discussion about the meaning of white supremacist memorials, and their future in our nation's civil and collegiate landscapes. You will find below links to historian-authored op-eds and blog posts, listed in alpha order by … Continue reading Historians Take on White Supremacist Memorials: A Round-Up

Transforming White Supremacist Memorials: Two Proposals

[Author's note: an earlier version of this post referred to these objects as "Confederate memorials." I have changed all references to them here to "White Supremacist memorials" or "memorials to White Supremacy" in order to highlight the origin of their creation, and the belief system underlying arguments for their continued existence in public landscapes].   … Continue reading Transforming White Supremacist Memorials: Two Proposals