This Monument news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about monuments from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
News articles are ordered by publication date, with the newest article listed first and the oldest article listed last.
- Christie slams NJ Gov. Murphy for 'outrageous,' 'monumental' mistake in coronavirus response
New Jersey Democratic Gov. ...
Fox News. Saturday, 8 Aug 2020.
- Amid Reckoning on Public Art, Statue of Black 'Everywoman' Unveiled in London
Thomas J. Price's nine-foot-tall "Reaching Out" celebrates black culture and rejects monumentalism
Smithsonian. Friday, 7 Aug 2020.
- In Poland, the Rainbow Flag Is Wrapped Up in a Broader Culture War
Three activists were arrested and charged after hanging banners on Warsaw monuments, while opposition lawmakers wore multicolor clothing and masks in a protest in Parliament.
New York Times. Friday, 7 Aug 2020.
- Confederate statue splattered with red paint outside Alabama Courthouse
A Confederate monument
in Alabama was discovered vandalized Wednesday in the latest instance of protests against racial injustice in the U.S.
Fox News. Wednesday, 5 Aug 2020.
- Texas County Commissioners Vote Unanimously To Keep Confederate Monument Outside Courthouse
'Leave the monument
where it has been'
Daily Caller. Friday, 31 Jul 2020.
- Parker County Commissioners Vote to Keep Confederate Monument
The Parker County Commissioners Court has voted unanimously to keep a Confederate monument
that stands outside of the courthouse in Weatherford, Thursday, July 30, 2020.
NBC. Thursday, Jul 30 2020.
- Nightmarish cream sculpture topped by a fly and a drone unveiled on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth
Described as representing 'exuberance and unease' and a 'monument to hubris and impending collapse', the piece by British artist Heather Phillipson, will stay in place until spring 2022.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 30 Jul 2020.
- Most of Stonehenge's sandstone boulders were transported from just 15 miles to the north
Experts led from the University of Brighton uncovered the the origin of the 'sarsen' stones thanks in part to a sample of the monument
recently returned from the US.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 30 Jul 2020.
- Black Lives Matter: Can you answer these seven questions about statues and the protests?
Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the monuments
and memorials that have attracted controversy.
BBC News. Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020.
- Hawaii Dodges Hurricane Douglas
Storm misses main islands, but still threatens marine monument
Voice of America. Monday, 27 Jul 2020.
- CBS News Special Report: John Lewis crosses Edmund Pettus Bridge for final time
In a horse-drawn caisson, the casket carrying John Lewis crossed the historic monument
to the Civil Rights movement in Selma, Alabama, ahead of a week-long memorial to the icon.
CBS News. Sunday, 26 Jul 2020.
- Confederate Monuments on Public Lands Present Special Problems
What do you do when taking down a monument
means changing a law?
Voice of America. Sunday, 26 Jul 2020.
- The ADA Was a Monumental Achievement 30 Years Ago, But the Fight for Equal Rights Continues
A look back at the fight for disability rights comes with the reckoning of the challenges left unsolved
Smithsonian. Friday, 24 Jul 2020.
- Chicago takes down statues of Columbus, plans review of all monuments
"This step is about an effort to protect public safety and to preserve a safe space for an inclusive and democratic public dialogue about our city's symbols," Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said in a statement. ...
Yahoo. Friday, 24 Jul 2020.
- The Golden Girls Have Been Immortalized as a Mount Rushmore Chia Pet
Until Rose, Blanche, Dorothy, and Sophia get a life-sized monument, this 'Golden Girls' Mount Rushmore Chia Pet will do.
Mental Floss. Friday, 24 Jul 2020.
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