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Working to Protect, Preserve, Promote Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice Our Impact The Legacy of Lynching Fighting for Truth She Deserves A Place Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness
The Legacy of Lynching Our Impact
The Legacy of Lynching Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice Our Impact The Legacy of Lynching Fighting for Truth She Deserves A Place Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness Members of the Coalition and the Columbus Citizens Foundation commissioned the New York Landmarks Conservancy to trace the history of the Columbus Circle statue and the 1891 mass lynching of 11 Italian immigrants in New Orleans. From this unspeakable tragedy, impoverished Italian Americans immigrants designed, funded, and constructed the statute as a public expression of their culture, pride, and identity.
Fighting for Truth Our Impact
Fighting for Truth Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice Our Impact The Legacy of Lynching Fighting for Truth She Deserves A Place Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness After beating back efforts in 2018 to dismantle the Columbus Circle statue, the Coalition secured the preservation of the statue through
special designations in the federal National Register of Historic Places
and the New York State Register of Historic Places.
She Deserves a Place Our Impact
She Deserves a Place Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice Our Impact The Legacy of Lynching Fighting for Truth She Deserves A Place Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness hospitals century ago. When a New York City commission refused to include Mother Cabrini's among statues of historically important women, the Coalition provided support and technical assistance to advance Gov. Andrew Cuomo's alternative Cabrini statue in Battery Park, overlooking the
historic harbor that welcomed immigrants.
The Coalition advocated for Frances X. Cabrini, the Catholic saint
and minister to migrants who founded nearly 70 orphanages, schools, and
Demanding Context Our Impact
Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice Our Impact The Legacy of Lynching Fighting for Truth She Deserves A Place Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness The Coalition is a strong voice for accuracy, fairness and historical context. We reject “canceled’’ history, mindless acts to destroy, defile or conceal statues of exceptional individuals such as the celebrated Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, statesman and social reformer Frederick Douglass, abolitionist Hans Christian Heg, Spanish monarch Isabella, and many others. The Coalition advocates for the long-overdue recognition of Native American culture, including statues. We favor more statues and more viewpoints.
Confronting Hate Emma Stebbins and her 162-year-old Columbus statue in Brooklyn, the coalition fought back—with facts. As a queer woman living in mid 19th century, Stebbins’ remarkable artistic achievements came at great personal costs. The coalition stepped up to protect her legacy against the irrational frenzy that seeks to wipe away all memory of Christopher Columbus. Our Impact
Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice We oppose the violent, mob-rule defilement of Columbus statues in Baltimore, Boston, and Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice Our Impact The Legacy of Lynching Fighting for Truth Richmond as hate crimes against ethnic groups seeking to freely express pride in their culture, their forebears, and their accomplishments. And we demand federal and state law enforcement prosecute these hate crimes to the full extent of the law. She Deserves A Place Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness The Coalition is continually spearheading the fight against hate crimes. When bullies and history-deniers attacked pioneer gay sculptor

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Working to Protect, Preserve, Promote

 

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The Legacy of Lynching

Members of the Coalition and the Columbus Citizens Foundation commissioned the New York Landmarks Conservancy to traced the history of the Columbus Circle statue and the 1891 mass lynching of 11 Italian immigrants in New Orleans. From this unspeakable tragedy, impoverished Italian Americans immigrants designed, funded, and constructed the statute as a public expression of their culture, pride, and identity.

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Fighting for Truth

After beating back efforts in 2018 to dismantle the Columbus Circle statue, the Coalition secured the preservation of the statue through special designations in the federal National Register of Historic Places
and the New York State Register of Historic Places.

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She Deserves A Place

The Coalition advocated for Frances X. Cabrini, the Catholic saint and minister to migrants who founded nearly 70 orphanages, schools, and hospitals century ago. When a New York City commission refused to include Mother Cabrini’s among statues of historically important women, the Coalition provided support and technical assistance to advance Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s alternative Cabrini statue in Battery Park, overlooking the historic harbor that welcomed immigrants.

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Demanding Context, Accuracy, Fairness

The Coalition is a strong voice for accuracy, fairness and historical context. We reject “canceled’’ history, mindless acts to destroy, defile or conceal statues of exceptional individuals such as the celebrated Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, statesman and social reformer Frederick Douglass, abolitionist Hans Christian Heg, Spanish monarch Isabella, and many others. The Coalition advocates for the long-overdue recognition of Native American culture, including statues. We favor more statues and more viewpoints.

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Confronting Hate, Seeking Justice

The Coalition is continually spearheading the fight against hate crimes. We oppose the violent, mob-rule defilement of Columbus statues in Baltimore, Boston, and Richmond as hate crimes against ethnic groups seeking to freely express pride in their culture, their forebears, and their accomplishments. And we demand federal and state law enforcement prosecute these hate crimes to the full extent of the law.

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