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The Emancipation Group
Downtown/Financial District
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  • July 14, 2020

The Boston Art Commission held a public meeting to hear testimony about the future of the Emancipation Group after it is removed from its current location.

 

  • June 30, 2020

The Boston Art Commission held a second public meeting to hear testimony about the statue. At the end of the meeting, members of the Commission voted unanimously to remove the statue from its current location in Park Square.

 

  • June 25, 2020

The Boston Art Commission held a public meeting to hear testimony to shape the Commission’s future deliberations about the statue. 

 

Related Statements and Resources:

The Alliance’s Statement on Monuments and Memorials

Statement from the National Trust

 

Join the Discussion: 

Boston Art Commission

Boston Art Commission Survey on The Emancipation Group

 

Boston Perspectives:

The Boston Sun, ”Rushing: Keep ‘Emancipation’ Statue with Lincoln in Back Bay”

Raul Fernandez, “A monument to white supremacy stands uncontested in our own back yard”

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