Category Archives: Monuments and Memorials (Structures)

Critic’s Notebook: A Memorial to the Lingering Horror of Lynching

The powerful National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama is meant to perturb, not console — and to encourage truth-telling far and wide.

Denmark Gets First Public Statue of a Black Woman, a ‘Rebel Queen’

As a challenge to the country’s collective memory, two artists unveiled a monument to a 19th-century figure who led a fiery revolt against Danish colonial rule in the Caribbean.