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Boston To Remove Statue Depicting Abraham Lincoln With Freed Black Man At His Feet

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Boston To Remove Statue Depicting Abraham Lincoln With Freed Black Man At His Feet

NPR - Cristela Guerra

Members of the Boston Art Commission voted unanimously Tuesday evening to remove Boston's copy of Thomas Ball's sculpture Emancipation Memorial from Park Square. The work depicting a formerly enslaved man at the feet of Abraham Lincoln has stood there since 1879. As with Confederate memorials around …

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