George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and John Lewis Statues Go Up in N.Y. - The New York Times

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George Floyd Statue Vandalized in Union Square "Sculptures of Mr. Floyd, Breonna Taylor and John Lewis are on display in a Manhattan park known as a site of protests. Mr. Mayol said there was something ethereal about the statues. “I

Rosa Parks statue unveiled in Montgomery on 64th anniversary of refusing her bus seat | WSB-TV

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Rosa Parks statue unveiled in Montgomery on 64th anniversary of refusing her bus seat | WSB-TV

Take the Confederate Statues Down - The Atlantic

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"On Saturday in Charlottesville, a rally in defense of a statue of Robert E. Across the United States, the statues are starting to topple, the streets renamed, the memorials removed. These statues were a part of … terrorism as much as a burning cross on someone’s lawn; they were erected purposefully to send a strong message to all who walked in their shadows about who was still in charge in this city,” he explained. Take the Confederate Statues Down - The Atlantic

Buffalo Soldier statue to be installed at West Point - The Washington Post

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Soon a statue will honor their service. It was the hardest part of the equestrian statue he was making for the U.S. Portions of the model had to be cut apart to make individual molds for the 1,800 pounds of molten bronze that will go into the statue, said Tommy Ladd, owner of Schaefer Art Bronze Casting, the Arlington, Tex., Tommy Ladd, owner of Schaefer Art Bronze Casting, uses playing cards to mark the areas where the statue will be cut and molded.

New Orleans Mayor Delivers Remarks At Removal Of Confederate Statue : NPR

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New Orleans Mayor Delivers Remarks At Removal Of Confederate Statue : NPRExcellent speech which addresses the evil of celebrating the Confederacy trumpeter Wynton Marsalis​ helped the the Mayor face this issue and decide to act.

Korean youth are sleeping out in the cold by a 'comfort woman' statue

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For more than a month, they have been sleeping rough to protest the Japanese government’s calls for the removal of a statue that memorializes thousands of Korean “comfort women” forced into prostitution by the Japanese empire. Korean youth are sleeping out in the cold by a 'comfort woman' statueSEOUL — Each night on a street of the South Korean capital, college students slide into their sleeping bags and hunker down for the night in subzero temperatures.

Southern discomfort: New Orleans removes its last big Confederate statue | The Economist

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Southern discomfort: New Orleans removes its last big Confederate statue | The Economist".During this time, the fight over the monuments seemed to become a proxy fight for broader culture wars. People who lived in the city tended not to be too bothered about the monuments either way.

Atheist monument goes on display in Florida next to statue of Ten Comman.

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Oscar Watch: Will The Reader Debates Cost Winslet a Statue?

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Obviously, enough Academy members liked The Reader, David Hare and Stephen Daldry's adaptation of Bernhard Schlink's 1995 international bestseller about post-World War II German "truth and reconciliation," to nominate it for five Oscars, including Best Picture. But articulate naysayers, such as writer-director Rod Lurie , have serious issues with the movie's sympathetic portrayal of former Nazi guard Hanna Schmitz, played by Kate Winslet. Lurie even suggests that the movie aids Holocaust deniers.

Trump’s embrace of Confederate statues as a wedge issue underscores Bannon’s enduring influence - The Washington Post

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But even if he loses his government job, which is still a possibility, the former chairman of Breitbart News’s brand of populism and scorched-earth tactics will continue to heavily influence Trump’s approach to governing…" The Daily 202: Trump’s embrace of Confederate statues as a wedge issue underscores Bannon’s enduring influence - The Washington Post "THE BIG IDEA: Reports of Stephen K. Bannon’s death might be greatly exaggerated.

Ignorant And Racist John Kelly Says Lack Of 'Compromise' Started Civil War, Defends Statues | HuffPost

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John Kelly Says Lack Of 'Compromise' Started Civil War, Defends Statues | HuffPost"On Fox News, Trump’s chief of staff calls Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee an “honorable man. who gave up his country to fight for his state.” White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Monday that a “lack of ability to compromise led to the Civil War” and called the removal of Confederate monuments a “dangerous” scrubbing of history.

Academy Sues Events Company for Oscar Copyright Infringement

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Daniel Miller The lawsuit alleges that Illinois-based TheEventLine.com sells unauthorized eight-foot statues that are 'strikingly' similar to the Oscar statuette. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Home AMPAS Oscars

Magazine Cover of Greek Goddess Sets Up International Defamation Showdown

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Eriq Gardner According to an indictment against German weekly "The Focus," the cover "displays photos of the ancient statue of Aphrodite as deformed" with "a torn flag of the Greek state covering the body. altering the meaning of the flag." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business International

Outcry after Trump defends Confederate monuments Our guests discuss the president’s defense of Confederate monuments, and the growing push to remove these controversial statues nationwide, including from the U.S. Capitol. AM Joy on MSNBC

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Sono Stato a Roma Ma Non Ho Visto Un Cazzo! (I was in Rome and I didn’t see dick!)

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Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, visited Rome recently, and in order to avoid offending his delicate sensibilities, the Italians covered up all the dicks and t**s on the statues for him. fonte) (source) It probably comes as no surprise to any readers that this bothers me. It isn’t that I’m against thawing Iran’s relationship with the […].

With Faith in Their Hearts

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

Encyclopædia Dramatica Dead…. This is the darkest day in Internet history

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I feel like Taylor when he sees the Statue of Liberty in the sand… [.]. If you don’t know what Encyclopædia Dramatica was, then I don’t wish to explain it to you. Lets just say that the Internet is less Internet now that Encyclopædia Dramatica is dead. Its successor is a hollow shell of its ancestor.

The South Must Teach Its Children the Truth

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The men these statues represent — Robert E. As evidenced by all the Confederate statues falling across the South, there are many, many people here who are working passionately to topple racist heroes. The South Must Teach Its Children the Truth Aug. 2, 2021, 5:00 a.m.

When feminism and art clash

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A teaser from the article: What was so offensive about this statue? DeVoy “Pierce Harlan,&# contributor to the False Rape Society, posts an interesting historical account about an 89-year-long feud between feminists and sculpture in New York City. MacMonnies had the audacity to give vice a feminine face, and to depict virtue as decidedly male. The [.]. blog recommendations

White Supremacists Return to Charlottesville Chanting, ‘Russia is Our Friend’

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Spencer and his 50 or so followers gathered around a statue of Robert E. "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia—White supremacist Richard Spencer suddenly reappeared on Saturday night with torch-bearing supporters, two months after he organized an infamous hate march here. Lee in Emancipation Park chanting white supremacist slogans.

Brookhaven Monument To Memorialize 'Comfort Women' - Brookhaven, GA Patch. Yes, my progressive city will memorialize these victims of sex slavery during WWII. The cowardice of City of Atlanta officials who backed down in face of opposition from the Japanese consulate is disgusting. I love living in Brookhaven.

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Brookhaven's statue, named Young Girl’s Statue for Peace, will show that the city, a quarter of whose residents are foreign-born, is in solidarity with the women and against sex trafficking across the world. ‘We It is our hope that this beautiful statue will bring much healing, peace and hope.’ "BROOKHAVEN, GA -- A monument that draws attention to one of the ugliest chapters of colonial rule in the Pacific is being erected in Brookhaven, the city announced Tuesday.

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

Are Black Women Fighting Other People’s Battles?

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"Therese Patricia Okoumou, an immigrant activist from the Republic of Congo, climbed the Statue of Liberty to protest the separation of migrant children from their families. But what’s that got to do with black folks? Despite misconceptions, immigration in America has plenty to do with black people. In fact, black immigrants in the United States have faced significant racism and are also more likely to face deportation when coming in contact with the criminal justice system.

Opinion | I’m a Direct Descendant of Thomas Jefferson. Take Down His Memorial. - The New York Times

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He should not be honored with a bronze statue 19 feet tall, surrounded by a colonnade of white marble. In Jefferson’s place, there should be another statue.

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S.

It’s no surprise we’re refighting the Civil War — it never really ended - The Washington Post

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The defeated general believed that erecting monuments to the Confederacy — such as his equestrian statue in Charlottesville, now shrouded with a black tarp in mourning of Heather Heyer — would be wrong. ‘I “It’s not surprising that we seem to be refighting the Civil War, since it never properly ended in the first place. It might have, had Southerners listened to Robert E.

Kamala Harris: European colonizers ‘ushered in wave of devastation for tribal nations’ | Kamala Harris | The Guardian

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In Lafayette Square, named for a hero of the revolutionary war, the words “Expect Us” were spray-painted on the base of a statue of Andrew Jackson, the seventh president, who led efforts to displace and exterminate Native American peoples.

‘Negro,’ ‘Oriental’ and ‘Indian’ to Be Scrubbed From All Federal Laws - The Root

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" As the country begins to reconcile its sometimes inglorious past, as with Confederate statues and heroes being swept into the dustbin of history , President Barack Obama signed a bill taking racially offensive words such as “negro” and “Oriental” out of all Federal laws, reports Mediate.

Trademark lawyers act reasonably; Bob finds happy home in Noodle World

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He happened across a space in the LA suburb of Alhambra that formerly housed a branch of Bob's Big Boy , the quintessential Southern California burger joint famous for the statue of a fat kid named "Bob" holding a hamburger in front of every store. He liked trying to reach up and touch the statue's hamburger when he wasn't quite tall enough." I had so many people say, 'Where's the statue? My kid wants to see the statue.' I had to get the statue back."

The new Museum of the Bible confronts the challenge of presenting slavery and the Confederacy - The Washington Post

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"Across the country, debates are raging about what to do with images of the Confederate flag and statues of Confederate leaders, most of them erected many decades ago. In Washington, a museum will open this week — with new depictions of Jefferson Davis and the Confederate flag on the walls, and proslavery texts in its display cases.

Nashville Holocaust survivor finally forgives her mom for doing the right thing. Never again!

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The painfully shy little Jewish kid was surrounded by a bunch of children who crossed themselves during prayers each night in front of a statue of the Virgin Mary, stealing glances at the new girl and wondering why she wasn’t doing the same. "She was only five years old when the Nazis killed her mother in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Frances Cutler Hahn remembers feeling really, really angry – at her mother.

With Faith in Their Hearts

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S. Forces Cemetary, Normandy, France. “And what sort of soldiers are those you are to lead? Are they reliable? Are they brave? Are they capable of victory? Their story is known to all of you.

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S. Forces Cemetary, Normandy, France. “And what sort of soldiers are those you are to lead? Are they reliable? Are they brave? Are they capable of victory? Their story is known to all of you.

With Tweets, Videos and Rhetoric, Trump Pushes Anew to Divide Americans by Race - The New York Times

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In an interview with the Catholic News Agency that was posted online on Monday, Mr. Trump said he planned to sign an order to protect national monuments at a time when statues of Confederate generals are being torn down across the country. “We’re

With Faith in Their Hearts

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S. Forces Cemetary, Normandy, France. “And what sort of soldiers are those you are to lead? Are they reliable? Are they brave? Are they capable of victory? Their story is known to all of you.

At the 1963 March on Washington, civil rights leaders asked John Lewis to tone his speech down

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Tucked in a security guard’s office behind the great statue of Abraham Lincoln, he was in the middle of an argument with civil rights icons A. Once they made it to the Lincoln Memorial, Lewis was pushed into the small office behind the statue with leaders of the movement.

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Tom Watson statue removed from Georgia’s Capitol steps | www.ajc.com This is a sad story because Watson started out as a biracial populist but he found it politically expedient to later on reverse his views, join the KKK and become a racist and anti-semite preying on the divide and conquer strategy that poor and poorly educated whites are still susceptible to.

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S. Forces Cemetary, Normandy, France. “And what sort of soldiers are those you are to lead? Are they reliable? Are they brave? Are they capable of victory? Their story is known to all of you.

Opinion | How White Women Use Themselves as Instruments of Terror - The New York Times

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Opinion Columnist “Rise Up,” a statue by Hank Willis Thomas at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. There are too many noosed necks, charred bodies and drowned souls for them to deny knowing precisely what they are doing.

With Faith in Their Hearts

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S. Forces Cemetary, Normandy, France. “And what sort of soldiers are those you are to lead? Are they reliable? Are they brave? Are they capable of victory? Their story is known to all of you.

SAG Awards: Impressions from the Red Carpet

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Alec Baldwin and Sally Field both took home statues, despite being targets of a blacklist aimed at nominees who opposed the union’s position on a strike authorization. The SAG Awards sparkled. Women in beautiful dresses, perfectly accessorized; men crisply attired in suits or tuxes; and flash cameras and video everywhere—it was quite a scene. There was drama … … and romance: Boldface names made their way down the red carpet: the bolder the name, the faster they moved.

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In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, I have witnessed that enduring fortitude, that patriotic self-abnegation, and that invincible determination which have carved his statue in the hearts of his people. The Final Formation: U.S. Forces Cemetary, Normandy, France. “And what sort of soldiers are those you are to lead? Are they reliable? Are they brave? Are they capable of victory? Their story is known to all of you.

Charlottesville And The Rise Of White Identity Politics | FiveThirtyEight

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The “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was to protest the planned removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. "There is nothing new about white supremacist groups in the U.S., or anti-Semitism, or people who defend the symbols of the Confederacy.