Move the Confederate Monument in Talbot County

A Confederate statue still stands on the County Courthouse lawn in Easton, Maryland. This statue is the last standing Confederate monument on public land in our state. Not only does the monument promote a legacy of white supremacy and slavery, but it also celebrates traitors to our nation.

It’s time for the Talbot County Council to do the right and just thing and move this shameful monument. Send a message to the Talbot County Council and demand that they remove this statue immediately.

Please take action now.

Message Recipients:
Talbot County Council Members

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Dear Talbot County Council Member,

The Confederate statue in Easton has been up for far too long. It shamefully celebrates traitors to the Union who fought to keep slavery. The people of Talbot County who must pass this statue everyday have waited far too long for change. The people of Maryland have come too far to allow this statue to continue to stand.

This statue is the last standing Confederate monument on public land in Maryland, and its prominent place on the Courthouse lawn is unacceptable. I will not tolerate a monument to white supremacy in my state. All Marylanders should be disgusted with what this statue represents. It was erected during the racist Jim Crow era, decades after the Civil War. It was a monument to white supremacy then, and it still is now.

When you Move the Monument you will show Black Marylanders that you do not value a monument to racists who fought to keep slavery. You can show future Marylanders that you were dedicated to the goal of eradicating white supremacy. And finally, you can begin the process of healing in our communities. Please do the right and just thing.

Sincerely,

[First Name] [Last Name]

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