The statue of Reid is in honor of her "life's work," which is the ongoing movement against racism and police brutality there and abroad. The Make It Right Project was founded in 2018 to encourage removal of Confederate monuments. |first=Anastasia Robert E. Lee High School renamed LEE (Legacy of Education Excellence) High School, reportedly to preserve the school's history and minimize the expense of renaming, in 2017. In addition, the bust of Robert E. Lee in Fort Myers, Florida, was toppled by unknown parties during the night of March 11–12, 2019. 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The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines prohibited the display of the Confederate flag, even as bumper stickers on private cars on base. Robert E. Lee Park: The park was temporarily renamed "Oak Lawn Park" until a permanent name can be approved. Commissioners voted in 2015 to remove that flag. On December 21, 2020, a statue of Robert E. Lee representing Virginia was removed to be replaced by a statue of civil rights activist, Until 2016, the shield of the Confederacy was found in the Rotunda of the. Stuart", https://civilwartalk.com/threads/after-the-war-memorials-to-forrest-went-up-while-ft-pillow-victims-were-ignored.134174/, "Virginia School Drops Confederate General's Name in Favor of Obama's", "UPDATE: Protesters pull down Confederate statue in Richmond's Monroe Park", "Protesters tear down another Confederate statue in Richmond", "Crews removing Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue in Richmond's Libby Hill Park", "Roanoke school board decides on name change for Stonewall Jackson Middle", "Staunton School Board votes on new name for R.E. But experts interviewed by ABC News say erasing the past isn't the answer to calls for justice, police reform and an end to structural racism. [56] Attempts to repeal these laws have not been successful, except in Virginia. Thousands of people called for the removal of the statue as debate raged about dismantling monuments to the nation's colonial past. Sign erected in 1920, was removed August 18, 2017, along with signs leading to, A stone marker at the northernmost end of the state designating, The Robert E. Lee Tree was one of many trees in Seattle's. [45] According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, at least 114 Confederate monuments have been removed from public spaces during the same period. [85], In the case of many monuments, after they are removed the pedestals or plinths remain. Lee said to ABC News in a July 3 interview. The Nathan Bedford Forrest bust in … In Louisiana, after the Charleston church shooting of 2015, the city of New Orleans removed its Confederate memorials two years later. The most effective way to commemorate the rise and fall of white supremacist monument-building is to preserve unoccupied pedestals as the ruins that they are — broken tributes to a morally bankrupt cause."[86]. Controversial statues are being removed amid worldwide civil rights protests, but there is some disagreement about what to do with them. ", Graham (2016) "Many of the treasured monuments that seem to offer a connection to the, Graham (2016) "A timeline of the genesis of the Confederate sites shows two notable spikes. In the wake of the racially motivated Charleston shootings, the Senate voted in October 2015 to replace the confederate symbol with the Florida state flag. "[284] "We cannot continue to glorify a war against the United States of America fought in the defense of slavery," he wrote. "Museums have all sorts of stuff that they don't have room to display or don't have staff to conserve. [43][44], In the three years since the Charleston shooting, Texas has removed 31 memorials, more than any other state. Such folk will be society's salvation. Three Confederate-themed city parks were "hurriedly renamed" prior to passage of the. 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"I'm suggesting we use the scale and grandeur of those monuments against themselves. Leave monuments marking their participation on the battlefields of the war, but tear down those that only commemorate the intolerance, violence, and hate that inspired their attempt to destroy the American nation. 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Renamed Pacific View Leadership Elementary School on May 22, 2016. These Americans were coping with genuine loss. What to do with the statues, which are expensive to maintain, is a more complicated question, whether it be removal, which is also expensive, adding context, which may be insufficient, putting them in museums or destroying them altogether. Those that opposed their removal are 52% from Southern states and 64% from rural areas. Renaming of public schools. In Baltimore, for example, the city's Confederate statues were removed on the night of August 15–16, 2017. "[69][70], On July 22, 2020, in the midst of the George Floyd protests, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 305-113 to remove a bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney (as well as statues honoring figures who were part of the Confederacy during the Civil War) from the U.S. Capitol and replace it with a bust of Justice Thurgood Marshall. 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In June 2017, the Hillsborough County School Board started a review of how to change the name of Robert E. Lee Elementary School in east Tampa. She is a black flame. In another legal impediment to removal, the Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina prohibited for 16 years the renaming of any university memorials. Stuart Elementary School (1922) was renamed Barack Obama Elementary School in 2018. "[20], Adam Goodheart, Civil War author and director of the Starr Center at Washington College, stated in National Geographic: "They're 20th-century artifacts in the sense that a lot of it had to do with a vision of national unity that embraced Southerners as well as Northerners, but importantly still excluded black people. The removed statues on Monument Avenue, Richmond, clockwise from top left: Stonewall Jackson, Matthew Fontaine Maury, J. E. B. Stuart and Jefferson Davis. [36][37], The removals were marked by events in Louisiana and Virginia within the span of two years. 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Lee Elementary changed to Lee Elementary", "Civil War's legacy hangs over a plaque honoring Confederate soldiers", "Plaque activist: Linda Ballard: Tribute to Confederates wrong for courthouse entrance", "Confronting the Confederacy, Again. [65] Previously, the state law had prohibited local governments from taking the monuments down, moving them, or even adding placards explaining why they were erected. Why did a predominantly black district have streets named after Southern generals? The wider, national debate about the country’s many Confederate monuments (and other statues of assorted racist monsters) continues to ferment and has boiled over in cities like Charlottesville, Va. During the recent protest, statues of historic figures like Robert E. Lee, Christopher Columbus, Ulysses S. Grant, Edward Colston and Jefferson Davis were torn down in the United States and overseas. [25] Dell Upton, chair of the Department of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles, wrote that "the monuments were not intended as public art," but rather were installed "as affirmations that the American polity was a white polity," and that because of their explicitly white supremacist intent, their removal from civic spaces was a matter "of justice, equity, and civic values. (Charleston Courier, September 2, 1869)}}, |title=Giant Confederate flag lowered after threats to set it on fire [46], According to an April 2020 study, Confederate monuments are more likely to be removed in localities that have a large black and Democratic population, a chapter of the NAACP, and where Southern state legislatures have the power to decree removal. In North Carolina and Georgia, where removal is completely prohibited, protesters toppled three Confederate monuments: Of these, the first and third were damaged to the point that they cannot be repaired. "[75][76], A 2017 Reuters poll found that 54% of American adults stated that the monuments should remain in all public spaces, and 27% said they should be removed, while 19% said they were unsure. Many municipalities in the United States have removed monuments and memorials on public property dedicated to the Confederate States of America (CSA), and some, such as Silent Sam in North Carolina, have been torn down by protestors. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? [87] According to a writer for Another Chicago Magazine discussing the removal of the Baltimore monuments, she is "defiant.... [H]er imposing presence combines maternal nurturing with power. That is why monuments glorifying them and their cause should be removed. So a lot of these things were designed to terrorize black people.". "[29], Katrina Dunn Johnson, Curator at South Carolina's Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, states that "some historians forget that they are studying real people with real emotions. Removal of Confederate monuments and memorials is an ongoing process in the United States since the 1960s. [63], On March 8, 2020, the Virginia legislature "passed measures that would undo an existing state law that protects the monuments and instead let local governments decide their fate. Several states, companies and organizations have approved the removal of Confederate-related paraphernalia from public display. "I have authorized the Federal Government to arrest anyone who vandalizes or destroys any monument, statue or other such Federal property in the U.S. with up to 10 years in prison," the president tweeted on June 23. 'I feel like people would understand and respect that'". In Baltimore, one of the four empty plinths was used in 2017, with eventual city tolerance though not approval, for a statue of a pregnant black woman, naked from the waist up, holding a baby in a brightly-covered sling on her back, with a raised golden fist: Madre Luz (Mother Light). The bill (H.R. On the other hand, a generous proportion of the country now, and always, eschews extremism, and embraces tolerance of others' cultures and inheritances and beliefs. In 2007 the county stopped honoring. "And because statues are about power ... when someone in power fell, their statues were attacked ... a way of sort of humiliating someone whose actual body you can't touch," Thompson added. Trump even signed an executive order to protect monuments, memorials and statues, and has tweeted about jailing protesters for up to 10 years. The mayor said that the penalty fine was preferable to the unrest that would follow if it were not removed. [18] Another historian, Karyn Cox, from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has written that the monuments are "a legacy of the brutally racist Jim Crow era". An Alabama law prohibiting the removal of historical monuments was deliberately broken by the mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, the city council of Anniston, Alabama,[15] and others. [41][42] Similarly, in Lexington, Kentucky, Mayor Jim Gray asked the city council on August 16, 2017 to approve the relocation of two statues from a courthouse. [82][83], Ben Hamburger, an artist based in North Carolina, has exhibited six paintings, as a group called Monuments. Democrats and minorities were more likely to support removal. ", Arlington County announced in December 2020 that, Confederate Monument (1906). "[88] The informal artpiece was subsequently removed by the city. It was also displayed in its chambers and on the Senate letterhead. [16] The peak in construction of Civil War Monuments occurred between the late 1890s up to 1920, with a second, smaller peak in the late 1950s to mid 1960s. According to Reuters, "responses to the poll were sharply split along racial and party lines, however, with whites and Republicans largely supportive of preservation. [130], A state law, the Cultural History Artifact Management and Patriotism Act of 2015,[282] prevents local governments from removing monuments on public property, and places limits on their relocation within the property. The amendment also "allows any entity, group or individual with an interest in a Confederate memorial to seek an injunction to preserve the memorial in question. The momentum to remove Confederate memorials … "[22], Historian Robert K. 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