'For too long, they have generated harm': the fight to remove offensive monuments in New York

By Nadja Sayej

A 500-strong petition asks to remove four statues in Manhattan that artists and academics see as support for white supremacy

This summer, a series of Confederate monuments were torn down in Maryland, North Carolina, Florida, Texas and Louisiana after the death of a civil rights activist at a far-right protest in Charlottesville. It looks like New York City might be next.

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