73 Confederate Monuments Were Removed in 2021


After 73 Confederate monuments were removed or renamed in 2021, there are now 723 left in the US, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. The findings were announced Tuesday during the group’s news briefing on the release of the third edition of “Whose Heritage?” The report is part of the organization’s efforts toward “eradicating hate and white supremacy” in collaboration with activists nationwide.