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Silencing the Past or Relegating Memory?

Last week, inasmuch as I was worried about the effects of Hurricane Irma on our neighbors South, and even myself in the North, I was thankful that I could focus on “the weather” and not the historic events of the … Continue reading

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http://www.atlantaprogressivenews.com/2014/11/20/avondale-estates-pursuing-growth-through-annexation Avondale Annexation

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In the south, confederate statuary and historical sinage has surrounded us all of our lives. Except for those that are extremely culturally and politically active, it seemed as if no one cared. Now, all of a sudden¬† you have this … Continue reading

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What to replace monuments with?

  In response to the article about the possibility of a Missy Elliot statue in VA. I feel that although the nation is speaking with an outcry that warrants these monuments to be taken down, we as public historians must … Continue reading

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http://beltline.org/2017/09/03/abi-apology-to-the-community-on-westside-trail-art-exhibit The Atlanta Beltline organization has decide to pull a piece of art ( black men in prison apparel) from an exihibt that has showing on the Westside Trail in Atlanta. This piece of art has upset so many of … Continue reading

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Speaking of Shared Authority—GSU and CDC collaborate. A site I plan to visit.¬†

http://publichealth.gsu.edu/health-exhibit/

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A Thought Provoking Article

This article appeared in the LA Times, and I thought I would share since we are discussing confederate monuments. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-richardson-black-confederate-history-20170827-story.html

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