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Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them

Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them
March 21, 2018

The following columns are opinions and do not represent the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Taking down the Confederate monuments is a good first step in acknowledging the discriminatory history...

City leadership must acknowledge work of activist groups in monument controversy

September 5, 2017

The day after the tragic events in Charlottesville, Mayor Jim Gray of Lexington, Kentucky, voiced his support for the relocation of two Confederate monuments from downtown Lexington, drawing national...

Tulane must actively address racist history

March 16, 2017

There is little doubt that slavery was integral to the founding of Tulane. The Medical College of Louisiana, which would later become Tulane University, was founded in 1834 and predates the Civil War....

Confederate monument removal promotes true NOLA history

March 16, 2017

Amidst all the food, jazz, festivals and lazy charms of New Orleans, rarely do the words "used to be part of Confederate country" come to mind. Yet the city continues to have Confederate memorabilia scattered...

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