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    The New York Times Company | ROBIN POGREBIN | 6/21/20 | 7 min
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    • thorgalle3 months ago

      I get this decision. If it is so prominently displayed, it's hard to provide good context. An unfortunate statue for Roosevelt.

      The world does not need statues, relics of another age, that reflect neither the values of the person they intend to honor nor the values of equality and justice,” said Theodore Roosevelt IV, age 77, a great-grandson of the 26th president and a museum trustee.

      In a similar ordeal, the Congo museum in Brussels "reappraised" a whole museum including offensive exhibits with more context. It took 3 years of renovation: What Britain should learn from Belgium: history can be reappraised.