In the shadow of statues A white southerner confronts history

Mitch Landrieu

Book - 2018

The New Orleans mayor who removed Confederate statues from the city confronts the racism that shapes many Americans and argues for white America to reckon with its past.

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Published
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC [2018]
Language
English
Physical Description
227 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 215).
ISBN
9780525559443
Main Author
Mitch Landrieu (author)
  • Prologue: Can someone get me a crane?
  • Broadmoor
  • Learning to see what's in front of me
  • David Duke and Donald Trump, a nightmare loop
  • Politics in disaster time
  • Rebuilding and mourning in NOLA
  • The shadow of Robert E. Lee
  • Epilogue
  • Truth: remarks on the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans / [speech made at Gallier Hall, May 19, 2017].