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Robert E. Lee, El Paso’s public schools, and the political power of public symbols

By Neal M. Rosendorf Public symbols have political power. The statues that communities erect, the flags communities fly, the names communities inscribe on their buildings, parks, playgrounds, and pools, are never lightly chosen. They are never devoid of meaning, and they always send a message. So it is across America and around the world, and […]