American cities are considering the possibility to follow the example of New Orleans and remove their Confederate monuments but some strongly disapprove of it.
Recently the city of New Orleans has taken down all the Confederate monuments in the city. The same initiative was also launched in Baltimore though at the same time Alabama passed a law forbidding such changes.
The opinions split, the removal of the monuments caused clashes and protests but why? How can it happen that the people of the country officially condemning the horrors of slavery rushed to protect the statues of lynchers and slave masters?
Jesse Dolemore is a rare white man who knows the answer to this question. In the video below he gives us and some racist white folks and inside into the nasty history of Confederacy. And here are the reasons why Confederate monuments should be gone.