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Statues, Statues, They all Fall Down

Eddie Chambers, Professor of Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, considers the the long-overdue removal of statues honoring white supremacists-- in the U.S., and around the world.

Chambers is the son of Jamaican immigrants to Britain. He is the author of Roots & Culture: Cultural Politics in the Making of Black Britain.

Read the essay in The Progressive.

"Parallels can—and should—be drawn between the belated removal of Confederate statues and monuments throughout the South."