Mascots, Myths, Monuments, and Memory 13 – Monuments and Power: Memory vs. History Q & A
The symposium, Mascots, Myths, Monuments, and Memory, examines the history and contested memory of racialized mascots and Civil War monuments and other public memorials. This segment presents the second half of the final panel of the day, Monuments and Power: Memory vs. History, where the panelists answer questions from the audience. The panelists are Lonnie Bunch, Founding Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture; The Honorable Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, 49th Mayor of Baltimore, 2010-2016; Tom Finkelpearl, Commissioner, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; and Aaron Bryant, Museum Curator and Chair of the Special Commission to Review Baltimore’s Public Confederate Monuments. The panel is moderated by Paul Gardullo, Curator of History, National Museum of African American History and Culture. This program was webcast and recorded in the Oprah Winfrey Theater or the National Museum of African American History and Culture on March 3, 2018.