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Statues of Lincoln among those to be reviewed as part of city of Chicago assessment

A Chicago committee has listed five statues of Abraham Lincoln among dozens of monuments that it said needed to be reviewed as part of a project to reconsider symbols that have become “a focal point for conversation, protest and activism,” the city said Wednesday.


The city created the committee in response to last summer’s protests, some of which centered on statues of historical figures, to review Chicago’s collection of monuments and “recommend solutions.”


https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/18/us/chicago-statues-abraham-lincoln.html

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