Questions tagged [monuments]

A monument is something placed to commemorate a historic event or person. Use for questions about the politics of placing or removing them. Use with any appropriate country tags.

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Has the Democratic Party expressed support for the removal of the Lincoln Emancipation statue?

Washington D.C.'s non-voting representative, Elanor Holmes Norton, has stated The designers of the Emancipation Statue in Lincoln Park in DC didn’t take into account the views of African Americans. ...
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Who initiated the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville?

Who initiated the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville? Any person or group of people who officially initiated the removal.
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Why are some against the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee?

The Unite the Right rally was ostensibly a protest over the removal of the Robert E. Lee sculpture in Charlottesville, Virginia. While I realize that many protesters used this as an excuse for other ...