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A new poll conducted by Gallup finds that the number of Americans expressing “extreme” pride in our country has fallen to its lowest point since the question was asked starting in 2001.

https://wtop.com/virginia/2019/07/charlottesville-votes-to-e...

July 2, 2019
Charlottesville votes to end Thomas Jefferson’s birthday as city holiday

https://apnews.com/9f3037c7ec9d48a286059ac8f9975afe

San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over historical artwork at a public school depicting the life of George Washington, a mural once seen as educational and innovative but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people.

The “Life of Washington” was painted by Victor Arnautoff, one of the foremost muralists in the San Francisco area during the Depression. The San Francisco School Board’s decision to paint over the 83-year-old mural is prompting some to worry that other artwork from the so-called New Deal era could face a similar fate because of changing sensitivities.


Times are a changing.

I wonder how long before FDR statues will be pulled down?

https://www.npr.org/2017/05/03/526655831/a-forgotten-history...

In 1933, faced with a housing shortage, the federal government began a program explicitly designed to increase — and segregate — America's housing stock. Author Richard Rothstein says the housing programs begun under the New Deal were tantamount to a "state-sponsored system of segregation."

The government's efforts were "primarily designed to provide housing to white, middle-class, lower-middle-class families," he says. African-Americans and other people of color were left out of the new suburban communities — and pushed instead into urban housing projects.

The term "redlining" ... comes from the development by the New Deal, by the federal government of maps of every metropolitan area in the country.
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