Alison Collis Greene Weighs in on Removal of Confederate Monuments

Dr. Alison Collis Greene, Associate Professor of American Religious History, was recently quote in an Arkansas Democratic Gazette article about debates around the removal of Confederate memorials in that state. Dr. Collis Greene is Associated Faculty in the Department of History. Read the excerpt that quotes Dr. Collis Greene below, along with the full article: “Arkansas statues fall, raising fresh debate: Some see now as starting point to tell all of South’s story.

“History shouldn’t be an exclusively white space,” said Alison Greene, a religious-history professor at Emory University. “If you want to have your Confederate monument, that is fine, but tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.”