In July, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser assembled a new committee tasked with reviewing the names of government-owned properties […]
This summer cities across the country have been reckoning with the meaning of their public statues. While most of the […]
In mid-June, people armed with guns, baseball bats, and other weapons gathered in Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia. These people […]
Early Wednesday morning a crane hoisted the statue of Christopher Columbus down from its pedestal in Trenton. Some onlookers cheered, […]
Wednesday morning a crowd outside the Old Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown, Delaware watched as a backhoe lifted a nearly […]
When protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd broke out in Philadelphia on Saturday May 30, the statue […]
In 2018, the non-profit the Monumental Women Statue Fund set out to address the gender disparity among Central Park’s historical […]
The US House of Representatives has voted in favor of a John Adams Memorial in Washington, DC.
The campaign titled “She Built NYC!” is open to all residents of New York City. Nominations can include individual women or events in women’s history specific to the New York area.
When the School District of Philadelphia memorialized a 19th century civil rights leader by naming a disciplinary school after him, the organization sent a message about the value of black students.