McClay, B. D.
September 2017
Hedgehog Review;Fall2017, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p9
Academic Journal
The article presents author's views on false woes on monuments and statues in politics of U.S. including removal of U.S. army officer Robert E. Lee's statues. Topics discussed include shortage of resources experienced by the black population residing in Charlottesville, Virginia; Unite the Right; and prevention of violence.


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