Over two years, York trekked some 8,000 miles from St. Louis to the Pacific Northwest and back, hunting, tracking, foraging and, at least once, voting…View More Portland Welcomes Monument (Origin Unknown) to Black Man Who Reached Pacific in 1805
Since its origins in the ninth century, Dadivank Monastery has withstood Seljuk and Mongol invasions, Persian domination, Soviet rule and, this fall, a second brutal…View More Opinion | When an Enemy’s Cultural Heritage Becomes One’s Own
The police chief in Portsmouth, Va., was fired on Monday, the same day that criminal charges she had supported against 19 people — including a…View More Police Chief Who Backed Charges Against Lawmaker in Confederate Statue Case Is Fired
Ever since protesters toppled a Confederate statue known as Silent Sam at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill last year, the college has…View More University of North Carolina Gives ‘Silent Sam’ Statue to Confederate Group
Maiken Offerdal of Norway and her teenage sons were just sitting down on Rome’s famed Spanish Steps on Wednesday when they heard two shrieks of…View More Rome’s New Rules: No Sitting on the Monuments (and No Wading Either)
A Virginia judge has ruled that local authorities in Charlottesville cannot remove two Confederate statues because they are war memorials protected by state law, a…View More Charlottesville Confederate Statues Are Protected by State Law, Judge Rules
During the past year or two, under the mayoral administration of Bill de Blasio, New York City has been thinking more reflectively about what and…View More Which L.G.B.T.Q. Figures Should Get Monuments in New York?
Want more Australian news with a global perspective? Sign up here for the weekly Australia Letter. CANBERRA, Australia — In a small section of the…View More A War Memorial Is Being Expanded. Some Say It Whitewashes History.