Anti-Racist Progressives Join Neo-Confederates in Critiquing Lincoln’s Legacy

Are activists making the right call in denigrating the Great Emancipator?

Andrew Katz
Jul 24, 2021 · 10 min read
Lincoln Statue in front of SF City Hall ©SF Chronicle

There’s been a lot of criticism of our nation’s 16th president in the past century-and-a-half. Recently, however, much of it comes from a surprising source: the anti-racist left. What’s even more surprising is…