Battle continues over Richmond's last Confederate monument
Owen Fairclough

A year ago, the deaths of African Americans at the hands of police prompted a global protest over historic racial injustice that continues to resonate.

Those protests have largely ended.

But around the world, they've left a permanent mark, or in many cases, a space with a story.

Monuments that, for many, stood as a reminder of slavery were toppled by protestors or removed by authorities catching up with the pace of change.

No U.S city had a more concentrated collection of these monuments than Richmond, Virginia, a city now carving out a new identity even as the fight over its monuments continues.

Check out The China Report, our new weekly newsletter. Subscribe here!

Search Trends