May 24, 2017
Once a major center of the 1800s-transatlantic slave trade — the city of New Orleans this week uprooted the last of four prominent Confederate monuments. As the statue depicting Confederate General Robert E. Lee was removed, Mayor Mitch Landrieu explained:
“These monuments celebrate a fictional, sanitized Confederacy, ignoring the death, ignoring the enslavement, ignoring the terror that it actually stood for.”
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