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In the Shadow of Statues

A White Southerner Confronts History

by Mitch Landrieu

The New Orleans mayor who removed the Confederate statues confronts the racism that shapes us and argues for white America to reckon with its past. A passionate, personal, urgent book from the man who sparked a national debate."There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence for it." When Mitch Landrieu addressed the people of Ne...
Publish Date
2019
March 18
Goodreads rating
4.05
ISBN
9780525559467
Tags
united-statesbiographymemoirhistory
Recommendations
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An ultimately optimistic take from someone who believes the South will rise again not by reasserting the past, but by transcending it.     source