Last month, the American Museum of Natural History in New York City requested removal of an iconic statue of Theodore Roosevelt on horseback.
Historical statues are a dispersed temple to memory, in need of vigilant guarding.
Ota Benga’s protest — “I am a man! I am a man!” — summarizes the very best message of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Government actions may be informed to a greater or lesser degree by science. Lesser seems to be the current trend.
To my knowledge, not a single person in the U.S. has died of COVID due to lack of capacity of the healthcare system.