Yale University and a former State Representative in Georgia are pointing the way to healing in America as the debate over Confederate monuments rages.
“Washington and Jefferson are known for a lot of reasons,” says Wood. “You only know Robert E. Lee because he fought to keep slavery.”
President Donald Trump has again criticized the removal of Confederate monuments across the country.
A scathing Facebook post remained published for days as a conservative Mississippi lawmaker wasn't answering calls.
Confederate monuments need counter-monuments and appropriate interpretations – so that slavery is remembered
The removal of the Liberty Monument was seen by civil rights advocates as an important step toward healing wounds inflicted by generations of segregation and discrimination.