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AHA in the News, Monuments


Current Events in Historical Context


United States

AHA executive director James Grossman was quoted in an ARTnews article by Shanti Escalante-De Mattei and in an Art Insider article by David Guido Pietroni about the US House of Representatives’ vote to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol building. “The Confederates committed treason to maintain the supposed right for some human beings to own others,” Grossman said. “And what nation honors people who committed treason?”