Cultural & Global Issues

Confederate monument debate continues in the South

Abstract:

In Birmingham, Alabama, workers raised a plywood wall around the city's Confederate memorial. The city's mayor, William Bell, said the monuments don't belong in his city - a debate playing out across the South. Omar Villafranca reports from Birmingham in this video.

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Youtube

Author:

CBS Evening News

Published:

8/16/2017

The Problem with Confederate Monuments

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This video captures footage and explores the issues across the American south where towns are reckoning with whether or not to tear down Confederate statues in public spaces.

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Youtube

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The Atlantic

Published:

8/13/2017

The Fall Of America’s Monuments To Racism

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This article explores Nationwide protests over the racism of America’s present monuments and discusses the current climate to have these monuments removed.

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Source:

Microsoft News

Author:

Travis Waldron

Published:

6/8/2020

Honoring the unforgivable

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This article highlights several statues that honor unforgivable acts in history.

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CNN News

Author:

Eliott McLaughlin

Published:

6/17/2020

Why People Are Toppling Monuments to Racism

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This article explores the power structures that exist in racist monuments throughout history.

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Scientific American

Author:

Verity Platt

Published:

7/3/2020

Desecration Of Statues With Racist Connections Triggers White Protests in the U.K.

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This article explores the issue from a world lens, explaining how the UK is battling with their racist monuments.

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NPR

Author:

Frank Langfitt

Published:

6/17/2020