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Those Confederates statues are all about power— yesterday, today and tomorrow

Reprinted courtesy of Contexts: Understanding People in their Social Worlds. Monuments embody, impose and transmit messages about political power and social hierarchies. Efforts to establish and protect these memorial landscapes in prominent public spaces serve powerful minority interests — past and present. Removing Confederate monuments and symbols, and presenting counternarratives about them serves the public interest by […]