Battle Over Confederate Monuments Moves to the Cemeteries

The New York Times quoted David Sloane of the USC Price School about the differences between a cemetery memorial and Confederate monuments in a public square. “These are markers to a person’s grave,” said David Sloane, a historian at the University of Southern California who has written two books on cemeteries. “Cemetery memorials do have…

What persuades elected officials to remove Confederate symbols?

The Washington Post published an op-ed by Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College and USC graduate student Jordan Carr Peterson about the most persuasive arguments when asking city officials to remove a Confederate symbol. “Elected officials, especially Republicans, may be persuaded to remove Confederate symbols when the decision is framed as good for business,”…