Palmetto Perspectives: Monuments and Memorials
Last summer, as a national reckoning around racial injustice took place, a statue of John C. Calhoun was removed in downtown Charleston, just a block from Mother Emanuel AME Church, where a white supremacist killed nine black parishioners in 2015. South Carolina is a state filled with monuments, memorials and buildings named after controversial historical figures.
On the next edition of our quarterly series Palmetto Perspectives, host Thelisha Eaddy and a diverse panel of experts discuss the challenge of balancing historical recognition with celebrating what as a painful past for so many. Thursday, July 15, at 7:00 pm on SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio.