Lynn Hopewell

Latest by Lynn Hopewell in Chronicles

  • No History Left

    As I reported last month, City Councilman Sa'ad El-Amin had declared that General Lee's picture is "offensive to blacks" and had threatened to call a boycott of the Canal Walk unless the picture were removed.

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  • February 2000

    The Battle of Richmond

    The history police from Orwell's "Ministry of Truth" are at it again. Robert F. Lee's picture, among 30 planned for an historical display along Richmond's waterfront, was briefly removed because of protests by City Councilman Sa'ad El-Amin.

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