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Confederate Monuments Are Coming Down Across the United States
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Casey Toth/The Herald-Sun/AP11/20

Confederate Monuments Are Coming Down Across the United States

One of the country's bitterest debates concerned the removal of Confederate monuments, helping to further polarize a nation riven over racial and cultural divides. The New York Times put together a map that chronicled the monuments that were taken down and the ones whose removal was proposed, providing links to each instance. As you might imagine, the majority of the commemorations were in the Midwest and South but, remarkably, also in Los Angeles in San Diego. (The New York Times)

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