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Moving Statues isn’t about ‘erasing history’

“To say this “erases history” is to miss the point. Removing the statutes reflects a sea change in who we, as a society, honor. In doing this, we are not turning away from history. We are turning away from those people on those pedestals — and what they represent — as models to be admired and fondly remembered.

More: https://www.al.com/opinion/2020/06/removing-statues-isnt-about-erasing-history.html