Arthur Ashe versus the Confederacy
racial justice / Racial Reconciliation / Robert Jones

Arthur Ashe versus the Confederacy

With removal of Robert E. Lee statue, the Arthur Ashe Jr. memorial stands alone on Richmond’s Monument Avenue By Robert P. Jones The news broke this week that the Virginia Supreme Court has cleared the state to remove the last Confederate monument still standing on the city’s Monument Avenue, the massive tribute to General Robert E. Lee. … Continue reading

Apostles of the Lost Cause: A Conversation on Confederate Monuments & Memory
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Apostles of the Lost Cause: A Conversation on Confederate Monuments & Memory

By Andy Hale Since George Floyd’s death in May, dozens of Confederate monuments and statues have been removed across the South.  Despite the momentum to have these visages banished, nearly 44% of Americans believe that they should remain in place (Morning Consult/Politico).  I’m sure you have had or witnessed a lively debate with someone who … Continue reading