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through scenes from his more than 30 documentaries.
As we consider what role monuments play in our culture, Id ask us to
listen to the words of James Baldwin from the film I made on the Statue
of Liberty. That film, which aired on PBS in 1985, set out to
understand the history of why that monument was created, as well as
the symbolism and myth that have come to surround it.
Baldwins reflection on what the statue represents for Black Americans
reminds us of the ways in which the promise of liberty has gone
unfulfilled for so many. His powerful words resonate today as we
consider why and for whom our monuments have been built.
Democrats and the liberal media hate President Trump more than they
love this country.