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Reckoning with Racist Monuments

Presented by Salem Athenaeum at Online/Virtual Space

Feb 11 2021
Reckoning with Racist Monuments

Join us for panel discussion about the purpose of monuments and how their meaning may change over time. Questions include: Who decides who/what to memorialize in the first place? What makes a memorial racist and eligible for removal?

The Athenaeum will host multiple programs in 2021 to create opportunities for community education and conversations about reckoning with systemic racism in our communities.
The first of these will be a panel discussion to talk about the purpose of monuments and how their meaning may change over time. Questions to be will addressed will include:

Who decides who/what to memorialize in the first place?
What makes a memorial racist and eligible for removal?
What do you do with these “retired”

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$10 Members
$15 Non-members

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