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Historian Eric Foner writes "Historical monuments are, among other things, an expression of power —…

Historian Eric Foner writes "Historical monuments are, among other things, an expression of power — an indication of who has the power to choose how history is remembered in public places." Most Confederate memorials went up during Jim Crow, part of the backlash against Black progress that took during Reconstruction. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/20/opinion/confederate-statues-american-history.html

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