Chicago’s Monuments to White Supremacy Must Fall

Peter Cole
Oct 23, 2019 - 12:04
Antiracists fight to remove chicago monuments

Antiracists must continue the fight to remove Confederate monuments, lower Confederate flags, and rename places that honor Confederates. But we also must address other statues and places dedicated to the advocacy of white supremacy and its supporters. Today, a tendency persists in too many communities outside the South to ignore their own “dirty laundry.” As historians have long known and is now becoming more commonly understood (in no small part thanks to the #1619Project), slavery was a national issue. The entire US economy, particularly its emerging industrial sector, was...

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