In the Name of Sensitivity
Whitewashing Art, and History

Officials in San Francisco have set their sights on destroying a set of 1930s-era murals tackling the legacy of slavery and the Native American genocide. Why? The themes are too upsetting.

Published on: May 21, 2019
Richard Thompson Ford is the George E. Osborne Professor at Stanford Law School and author of several books, including Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality and The Race Card: How Bluffing About Bias Makes Race Relations Worse. Follow him on Twitter.
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