Arts

Who exactly deserves their own monument?

Watch this PBS NewsHour segment on public art in Philadelphia, and then try to tell me that the arts are “non-necessity.”

http://player.pbs.org/viralplayer/3005507401/

Who and what we memorialize in our public spaces says a lot about who we are and what we value. And that includes statues and school names that honor Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and other Confederate historical figures.

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