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 […]

McDonogh Statue Torn Down, Cantrell Defends Arrests as Hundreds Demand Release of Nonviolent Protesters

June 14, 2020

  (Correction: The article has been updated to reflect the accurate spelling of McDonogh.) A group of protesters tore down the John McDonogh bust in Duncan Plaza and threw it in the Mississippi River today – following a “Take Back Pride” motorcade rally, in which hundreds of cars and cyclists protested police violence, systemic racism, discrimination, […]

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