American Japanese internment camp to be national historic site?  Confederate sites being removed?

Somehow we must decide how to handle the disgraceful aspects of our history without losing our awareness of that history.  We aren’t doing that very well.

In my own view, symbols can, and do, change their meaning over time.  Removing history solves nothing and risks losing memories we should never forget.  The very fact that what once could be approved is now intolerable makes symbols vital to our civic health.

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