Published Date

December 1, 2018

Resource Type

AHA Resource, For the Classroom, Vetted Resource


African American, Cultural, Current Events in Historical Context, Legal, Political, Public History, Visual Culture

AHA Topics

Teaching & Learning


United States

This resource is part of the AHA’s bibliography on Historians on the Confederate Monument Debate


David Bell, “Is It Still Okay to Venerate George Washington and Thomas Jefferson?Washington Post (August 17, 2017)

Kevin Boyle, “Charlottesville Violence Was the Result of Political Pressure Cooker, Experts Say,” Boston Globe (August 13, 2017)

Kevin Boyle, “Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville – too little too late?,” CBC (August 15, 2017)

Kevin Boyle, “Five books to shed light on America’s problem with white supremacy,” The Guardian (August 18, 2017)

Tyler Stovall, “Irena’s Lamp,” Perspectives on History (December 2017)