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Can America come back from calamity and crisis?

American legend is built on highly imperfect people who strove to create a more perfect union.

A CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS statue lies on the ground outside the Minnesota State Capitol, after taking a
Historic evidence for why tearing down statues is the wrong thing to do

'It was wrong to tear down the Chrisopher Columbus statue, because Columbus was not a slave owner.'

By GWYNNE DYER
11/07/2020
The entrance to Auschwitz
Auschwitz: Historic site different from controversial statues

Critics pointed out that Nazi camps are maintained to show their horror, while statues of Confederate leaders exist to glorify them.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
07/07/2020
A sign reading "Hate Has No Home Here" hangs by the statue of Civil War Confederate General Robert E
Ohio city vows to take in unwanted statues amid calls to topple them

Calling itself a Statuary Sanctuary City, Newton Falls has promised to be a home for any statues of historical figures with legacies marred by racism or slavery.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
06/07/2020
A CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS statue lies on the ground outside the Minnesota State Capitol, after taking a
Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore toppled, rolled off harbor

The statue, which was dedicated in 1984, is among the latest of historical figures with problematic legacies linked to racism and slavery to be toppled by protesters throughout the country.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
06/07/2020
A protestor wraps chains and ropes around the statue of U.S. President Andrew Jackson, June 22, 2020
Four arrested for damage to Andrew Jackson statue near White House

Dozens of law enforcement officers, led by US Park Police, stormed into the square and scattered protesters.

By REUTERS
28/06/2020
US President Trump holds photo opportunity in front of St John's Church in Washington
Trump to issue executive order on toppling US historical monuments

The president first threatened arrest late Monday night when protesters tried and failed to topple a statue of former president Andrew Jackson near the White House.

By REUTERS
23/06/2020
New York's Museum of Natural History to take down iconic Roosevelt statue

The statue has stood at the entrance of the museum since 1940, and depicts Roosevelt on a horse with a black man and a Native American man by his side.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
22/06/2020
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