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Give It Up, Folks: Confederate Statues Are All About Racism

Last night I posted a chart showing when all those Confederate statues were erected. Here it is again: I wouldn’t normally bother with this, but I got a bunch of pushback from folks offering non-racist explanations for why these bursts of monument building happened to coincide with periods of white terror campaigns against blacks. For […]
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