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The Challenge of Charlottesville: Race, Religion and Public Monuments

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BOOKS

Knauer, Lisa Maya and Walkowitz, Daniel. Contested Histories in Public Space: Memory, Race, and Nation. Duke University Press Books, 2009

 

ARTICLES

"Confederate Monuments Are Coming Down Across the United States. Here's a List." New York Times, August 28, 2017, http://nyti.ms/2j2C4Pg

Cox, Karen L. "Why Confederate Statues Must Fall." New York Times, August 15, 2017, http://nyti.ms/2vMjilf

Dubenko, Anna. “The Right and Left on Removal of Confederate Statues.” New York Times, August 18, 2017, http://nyti.ms/2xSGG12

Foner, Eric. "Confederate Statues and 'Our' History." New York Times, August 20, 2017, http://nyti.ms/2fYCzZJ

“Should Confederate Era Statues be Removed?” The Telegraph, August 17, 2017, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/17/confederate-monuments-removed-vandalised-across-us-baltimore/

“US Confederate Monuments: What is the Debate About?” Aljazeera, August 24, 2017, http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/08/confederate-statues-debate-170821104705027.html

"Whose Heritage? Public Symbols of the Confederacy." Southern Poverty Law Center, April 21, 2016 https://www.splcenter.org/20160421/whose-heritage-public-symbols-confederacy#findings

 

OTHER RESOURCES

"Hate on the Rise." Panel discussion with Heidi Beirich, Jonathan Greenblatt, Wajahat Ali, and Matt Thompson at the Aspen Ideas Festival, August 15, 2017 
https://www.aspenideas.org/blog/hate-rise