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memorials



  • Columbus Historian Hits Streets in Search of African American Stories

    Rita Fuller-Yates earned a bachelor's degree in history and worked in corporate America and as a lifestyle columnist. But now she's a fierce avocate for memorializing one of Ohio's black leaders (and the history of African Americans in Columbus) on the grounds of the Statehouse.



  • "Rumors of War" Arrives in the South

    Kehinde Wiley's new sculpture serves as a rejoinder to the statues of Confederate leaders along Richmond's Monument Avenue. 



  • What Street Names Say About Us

    A geographer who studies the civil rights movement told Deirdre Mask, “We have attached the name of one of the most famous civil rights leaders of our time to the streets that speak to the very need to continue the civil rights movement.”