historical monuments

Monument Madness Comes to Britain With Calls to Smash Nelson’s Column

One of London’s best-known landmarks, the 169-foot Nelson’s Column, has become the subject of intense discussion after an editorial in a British left wing newspaper added it to a list of ‘offensive’ monuments of “white supremacists”, earmarked for destruction.

Nelson' Column

Jefferson Memorial To Be Altered to Emphasize Slave Ownership

A nonprofit group that provides substantial financial support to the National Mall says the Jefferson Memorial and other monuments to the Founding Fathers will be updated to reflect their personal records as slave owners.

Jefferson Memorial J. David AkeAP