"Confederate Memorial Belongs to History of Jim Crow, Not Civil War," by Michael Allen

Workers remove the top portion of the Confederate Memorial in Forest Park on Thursday, June 8, 2017, as the city moves to remove the controversial monument. Photo by David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com.

Máire Murphy, posted on June 13, 2017

For another perspective on St. Louis City's removal of the Confederate Memorial in Forest Park, read the op-ed by Michael Allen, MWMS contributor, in the St. Louis Post - Dispatch : http://www.stltoday.com/opinio...

To read commentary by Iver Bernstein, Heidi Kolk, and Brandon Wilson on the removal, see their article in nextSTL


David Cunningham, Nicole Fox, Christina Simko, and Matt Fox-Amato write about the Confederate Memorial, its public meanings and controversies, in their essays for the MWMS project. You can read about their research here:

Cunningham, Fox, and Simko: http://amcs.wustl.edu/MWMS/sit...

Fox-Amato: http://amcs.wustl.edu/MWMS/sit...


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