Why taking down Confederate memorials is only a first step
FILE PHOTO: P.G.T. Beauregard statue, located in front of the New Orleans Museum of Art, is one of three remaining confederate statues to be removed in New Orleans Louisiana, U.S., April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Depp

By Joshua F.J. Inwood, Associate Professor of Geography Senior Research Associate in the Rock Ethics Institute, Pennsylvania State University and Derek H. Alderman, Professor of Geography, University of Tennessee. A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is removed on Friday, May 19, 2017, from Lee Circle in New Orleans. AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld Recently the city…