So, We Might Need to Rename Everything: America’s Problem with Memorializing Racists

People in a park look at a graffiti-covered statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee on a horse.
People in a park look at a graffiti-covered statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee on a horse.
A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Philadelphia, born & raised. Writer, reader, part-time runner. Edinboro University, Class of 2011. Bylines: The Philadelphia Inquirer, Blavity, Philly Tribune.

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