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How the Monuments Came Down

How the Monuments Came Down is a timely and searing look at the history of white supremacy and Black resistance in Richmond. The feature-length film—brought to life by history-makers, descendants, scholars, and activists—reveals how monuments to Confederate leaders stood for more than a century, and why they fell.

How the Monuments Came Down

1h 26m

How the Monuments Came Down is a timely and searing look at the history of white supremacy and Black resistance in Richmond. The feature-length film—brought to life by history-makers, descendants, scholars, and activists—reveals how monuments to Confederate leaders stood for more than a century, and why they fell.

Episodes

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    How the Monuments Came Down

    E1 - 1h 26m

    How the Monuments Came Down is a timely and searing look at the history of white supremacy and Black resistance in Richmond. The feature-length film—brought to life by history-makers, descendants, scholars, and activists—reveals how monuments to Confederate leaders stood for more than a century, and why they fell.

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    How the Monuments Came Down (Trailer)

    30s

    How the Monuments Came Down is a timely and searing look at the history of white supremacy and Black resistance in Richmond. The feature-length film—brought to life by history-makers, descendants, scholars, and activists—reveals how monuments to Confederate leaders stood for more than a century, and why they fell.

Schedule

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    How the Monuments Came Down

    Sunday
    Oct 24

    1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Personal stories from descendants and historians uncover how Confederate monuments came to shape the landscape of Richmond, Va., and why protestors demand they be torn down.

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