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Video Clip: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on US History and the Racial Divide

Description

Reflecting on the recent removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu talks about the reasons behind the removal and what it means for his city and the country. "There is a deep cut that goes to the heart of our nation," he says of the need to tackle the issue of race in America. "Too often we are a block away from each other, but a world apart."

6 minutes

Keywords

  • Civil War
  • Confederate
  • Jefferson Davis
  • New Orleans
  • Racial Divide
  • Robert E Lee
  • White Supremacy

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