The progressive prime minister says he “didn’t understand” that painting himself as a caricature of an entire race would feel “hurtful” to the very people he was caricaturing.
Kali Holloway is the Director of the Make It Right Project, a new national campaign to take down Confederate monuments and tell the truth about history. Her writing has appeared in Salon, The Guardian, TIME, AlterNet, Truthdig, Huffington Post, The National Memo, Jezebel, Raw Story and numerous other outlets.
Edward Dickinson Tayloe II is suing the city to save the statue behind the Unite the Right rally—and says the paper implied he is “a racist and an opponent of people of color.”
An email obtained by a local activist shows the United Daughters of the Confederacy offered to take the statue for free. Why is it being resurrected on campus?
‘Their name is on all their monuments, but maybe because those plaques are rusty and faded people don’t realize the UDC is still a functioning organization.’