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Tag Archives: Roger Taney

This obscure Maryland jurist ought to have a statue (access required)

The violence by neo-Nazis, Klansmen and other racists in Charlottesville, Virginia, outraged decent people across the United States. For the extremists’ ostensible cause – protecting Confederate monuments, such as the Robert E. Lee statue in that Virginia college town’s Emancipation ...

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Activist wants Harriet Tubman statue at Md. State House (access required)

ANNAPOLIS— A student activist is calling for a statue of Harriet Tubman to be added to the grounds of the Maryland State House. The Washington Post reports that University of Maryland student Colin Byrd thinks his push for the Tubman ...

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