Tag: confederate monuments

Stop trivialization, preservation of slavery, racism

Stop trivialization, preservation of slavery, racism

| November 30, 2015

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist As one of the co-founders of the evolving environmental justice movement worldwide, I am always interested in how some people today who have amassed billionaire financial status view racism, slavery and the issues of diversity and inclusion. But first, let me state for the record, I believe […]

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Challenging the racist legacy of Confederate monuments

Challenging the racist legacy of Confederate monuments

| November 13, 2015

By Sean Yoes Special to the NNPA News Wire from the AFRO I spent part of Monday afternoon (Nov. 2) in Druid Hill Park helping load a 500 pound, 12-foot-tall statue of a pregnant, bare breasted woman of color into the back of a city-owned pick-up truck. It was no easy task. But, despite her […]

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