Look at the chart CNN shared from the Southern Poverty Law Center. It shows when Confederate monuments were created or designated. Spikes occur when racial tensions peaked. Further proof that monuments on courthouse grounds were meant to intimidate and negatively impact minority legal rights. School names peaked in the Civil Rights era. Clearly meant to provoke and intimidate recently integrated student bodies. How can a black child thrive in a school named for someone who fought to enslave her ancestors?
The Monumental Debate Pt. 2