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W&L History Professors Talk Monuments in Washington Post Professors Michelle Brock, Sarah Horowitz and Molly Michelmore discuss the message and weight behind Confederate monuments on college campuses.

Michelle Brock, Sarah Horowitz and Molly Michelmore, associate professors of history at Washington and Lee, discuss the message and weight behind Confederate monuments on college campuses in an op-ed published in the Washington Post.

In the piece, “Why universities should be on the front lines of the monument wars,” they write: “For thousands of years, monuments have served not to educate but to honor a particular vision of the past and in so doing shape the present and the future — and who that future is for.”

Read the full article here.