Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Supporters, opponents face off at Jeff Davis statue

Via Billy


It has been one week since the first of four New Orleans monuments the City Council declared nuisances was taken down, kicking off a push from Mayor Mitch Landrieu to remove what he considers the city's most prominent symbols of the Confederacy and white supremacy.

Since then, what had been a simmering debate over whether the monuments have a place in New Orleans escalated to a rolling boil as speculation mounts over which one will come down next -- Gen. Robert E. Lee, Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard or Jefferson Davis -- and how that process will unfold.

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