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Local effort to move statue featured on SPLC website

Posted at 3:34 PM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 16:34:31-05

A local effort to move the Alfred Mouton statue is the subject of an article on the Southern Poverty Law Center website.

SPLC describes itself as "a catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements, and advance the human rights of all people."

The group keeps track of hate groups across the nation, maintains a civil rights memorial and provides resources to educators.

The article, "Educate and Advocate: Activists in Lafayette, La., lead movement to remove Confederate statue, confront long history of white supremacy," covers local efforts to move the Mouton statue from Downtown Lafayette.

To read the article, click here.