New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said Friday that he supported removing Confederate statues in his city because it gives prominence to a negative time.
“You can’t change history by taking a statue down. You’re just moving it to another place,” Mr. Landrieu, a Democrat, said on CNN.
“These particular monuments occupy prominent places and reflect only four years of New Orleans’ 300-year history, crowding out all of the other history,” he said. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/mar/30/mitch-landrieu-new-orleans-mayor-removing-confeder/” target=”_blank”]