Although memorials to past pandemics are not as prolific as war memorials, they do exist. A scholar of visual culture provides a brief history of monuments around the world.
By Emily Godbey, The Conversation
Two statues of Christopher Columbus that stood in Chicago parks have been taken down at the direction of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a week after protesters trying to topple one of the monuments to the Italian explorer clashed with police.
By Associated Press
President Trump is scheduled to appear at an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore on July 3. For some, this event will symbolize love of country. Others will see it very differently…
By Jennifer Ladino, The Conversation
Spain's enduring hold over the territory that is now New Mexico made it unlike other areas in the Southwest and opened the door for memorializing the Spanish influence.
By Russell Contreras, Associated Press
By Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press
As Belgium marked the 60th anniversary of the end of its colonial rule in Congo, King Philippe's words had resounding significance since none of his predecessors went so far as to convey remorse.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Trump had promised the order earlier this week but did not immediately release the text. Hours earlier, Trump called for the arrest of protesters involved in this week's attempt to pull down an Andrew Jackson statue from a park in…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
resident Donald Trump says he'll issue an executive order to protect monuments that are coming under new scrutiny as America wrestles with racism during the unrest sparked by the police killing of George Floyd.
A Maryland World War I memorial in the form of a cross will remain on public land, after the Supreme Court overturned a lower court’s ruling, 7 to 2. What does the decision mean for hundreds of challenges pending in…
By Calvin Woodward and Josh Boak, Associated Press
The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days.
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