Battle of Liberty Place monument

Scoot
April 24, 2018 - 10:20 am
One year ago tonight - in the cover of darkness - a group of men with covered faces descended upon a longstanding monument and lifted it from its pedestal. The image of the monument dangling in the air tethered from above was the first of four scenes that would create one of the biggest debates in...
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Scoot
March 08, 2018 - 10:54 am
Dear Mitch, The announcement of your plans for the removed Confederate-era monuments was a great disappointment to me because it confirms our worst fears that you used the removal of the monuments, and in the process the citizens of New Orleans, to advance your national political profile. The final...
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Chris Miller
May 23, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Following an outcry over the city of New Orleans' Confederate monuments being stored in a scrap yard, workers have completed erecting shelter around them. According to WWL's Scoot , officials with Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office said the original plan was to send the monuments to a warehouse after...
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Scoot
May 23, 2017 - 11:34 am
Last week, I was critical of Mayor Landrieu for allowing two of the Confederate-era monuments to be placed in a scrap yard following their removal , which I argued was in defiance of what the Mayor said to the public about how the monuments would be treated post-removal. In an blog titled, “Why...
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David Blake
May 22, 2017 - 12:28 pm
After meeting with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu this morning, Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says he's not confident but concerned about the future of the city's removed monuments. Even with an offer to reimburse the city for the removal expenses, Nungesser says the eventual costs could...
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