How Much is a Racist Statue Worth to New Orleans?

September 7, 2020

The individuals who advocate for keeping up Confederate monuments always circle back to the same point, ignoring arguments that the monuments represent a racist regime, that they glorify individuals that enslaved others, with an indifference that only the stone busts they protect could rival.  “But”.. they counter, their voice sopping with patriotism and a concern […]

They Wanted to Keep a Confederate Monument Up. Hurricane Laura Ripped it Down

August 27, 2020

The Confederate monument, “The South’s Defenders” couldn’t defend itself from hurricane Laura.  A couple of weeks ago in Calcasieu Parish a vote was held regarding the removal of the Confederate monument “The South’s Defenders.” It features a young soldier bearing a flag who stares wistfully into the distance, dreaming of an America where slavery is […]

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