Controversial statues should all come with context | Opinion

By Raymond A. Schroth

When I taught at St. Peter’s College in Jersey City, I would take long bike rides, just looking for surprises and getting the feel of the neighborhoods. I love statues that both educate the public and re-enforce values that strengthen the community.

A major discovery was a mysterious statue of a dead young man next to the front door of a public high school..

He was a soldier, but his shirt was gone and his pants were shredded. He leans back against the trunk of a tree, head tilted, mouth open, eyes …read more

Source: Hudson

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