Controversial Statues Keep Getting Torn Down, But Where Are They Going?

Credit to Author: Kevin Maimann| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:54:31 GMT

Controversial monuments of confederate soldiers, political leaders, and other historical figures have been rapidly disappearing from public view since last spring. What to do next is complicated.

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Mifflin Gibbs: First Black man elected in B.C. won a Victoria council seat in 1866

Credit to Author: Ken Bradshaw| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 01:07:10 +0000

Gibbs was among the hundreds of Black people who arrived on Vancouver Island at the invitation of Gov. James Douglas who promised them the freedom they had never known, said Prof. John Lutz, a University of Victoria historian.

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'This isn't about guilt or shame' says B.C.'s human rights commissioner Kasari Govender

Credit to Author: Joanne Lee-Young| Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 18:00:17 +0000

B.C.’s human rights commissioner talks about racism, engaging community groups and what insights she brings to the office.

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