Recently, there has been intense disagreement on the removal of historical statues and symbols that have any connection with slavery in the U.S. from its founding through the Civil War. What is you view on the value or inappropriateness of such statues and symbols? At what cost do we “sanitize” history by the wholesale removal of anything associated with slavery? Is there a “middle ground” that would acknowledge our history and, at the same time, demonstrate the repugnant institution of human slavery.
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