What We Are Saying: Taking Down Monument in the Middle of the Night Showed Resolve and Determination

The city of New Orleans does more before 6 a.m. than most people do all day—at least when it comes to taking down nuisance monuments. Imagine our surprise early Monday morning upon learning that contractors were busy taking down what was perhaps the biggest nuisance of them all—the monument dedicated...

Future Statue Removals Will Not Be Announced

Because of the security risk and threats placed on contractors seeking to do the work, details about the removal of the statues of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and the P.G.T. Beauregard equestrian statue will not be provided to the public. Additionally, today, city of New Orleans leaders announced that the city...