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Why Should We Care About Confederate Statues?

Many people have observed that Confederate memorials were mainly erected in defiance of progress towards civil rights for liberated slaves and their descendants. If so, this is exactly why they should remain. We do not build war memorials to celebrate war, but as a reminder of the tragic cost of war and a warning to [...]
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