Under Mount Rushmore, the President begins his comeback story
The Anglican preacher advocated for the education of slaves throughout his life
We’re witnessing a reaction to the nationalist uprising
Let’s kill two birds with one stone
Why hasn’t the presumptive nominee defended statues like other centrist leaders?
Our story is intricately and intimately connected to the ‘original sin’ of our nation’s founding
It would be tragic if a church was attacked or vandalized because of a hyperbolic statement
Only a society that sees a need for ‘self-esteem’ counseling could be so susceptible to such destructive illusions
Monuments are not all about glory or approval
When did guilt become so comforting?
Who is immune from retrospective condemnation?
The attempt to prettify history is ugly
Unlike Churchill, he had not been a consistent opponent of Nazism or appeasement before the war
Sensitive issues are avoided and major corporations are taking it upon themselves to educate the masses
Figures like radical scholar Rammohan Roy are completely ignored
Most people who ended up in America went there in the first place because they were tired of kneeling
There has been flip-flopping on policy almost every day of the week
If we put up new statues, we should perhaps give them a finite lifespan
Sir Edward Colston’s statue was not about history but estimation. Our era is entitled to its own response
If we simply destroy the evidence, we impoverish our heirs’ understanding
Growing up in Raleigh, North Carolina, I took the monuments around the state capitol for granted. The first Confederate soldier…