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3Novices:New Orleans tries to erase its murky past by removing city’s most historic landmarks

They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts.
But after more than 130 years standing over this Southern city, the Confederate monuments are gone, amid a controversy that at times hearkened back to the divisiveness of the Civil War they commemorated.

The last of the monuments – a statue of General Robert E. Lee…
May 20, 2017 at 11:03AM http://ift.tt/2pUXJvQ
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