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“A look at the history of the statues being attacked by protesters worldwide,” a 7-minute video by Washington Post.
“Toppling monuments is a global movement. And it works.” (Op-Ed by Ana Lucia Araújo)
Protesters topple down Confederate Monument In D.C.
Fredericksburg, Va., removes a slave auction block from downtown
Protesters Behead Christopher Columbus’s statue in Boston
Protesters in Richmond, Va. take Columbus’s statue down and dump it in lake; city retrieves it
Protesters tear down Christopher Columbus statue in Saint Paul, Minnesota
— 𝕋𝕙𝕚𝕖𝕣𝕣𝕪 (@ThierryJFT) June 11, 2020
Virginia governor announces removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee (after protesters deface it); judge blocks removal
Philadelphia removes Frank L. Rizzo’s statue after being vandalized/defaced throughout the years
Protesters topple Jefferson Davis statue in Virginia capital
Man shot during protest over Spanish conqueror’s statue
Thomas Jefferson statue toppled in Portland, Oregon
Protesters take down Edward Colston’s statue and dump it in the river (Bristol, UK)
Protesters against systemic racism in the UK tore down a bronze statue depicting slave trader Edward Colston, rolling it through the streets before tossing it into the river. https://t.co/TT2TU87Fh1 pic.twitter.com/miLyQkdyoq
— ABC News (@ABC) June 9, 2020
Protesters deface and set fire on Leopold II statues in Belgium; city removes it
Barcelona retira la estatua de un comerciante de esclavos en Cuba
Robert Milligan: Slave trader statue removed from outside London museum
Schoelcher Statues destroyed on Emancipation Day in Martinique: Schoelcherism on Trial
Statue of Borba Gato, Portuguese Settler Known as the “Indian Hunter,” Is Protected 24/7