. Kerry James Marshall to Design Stained Glass Windows for National Cathedral Following Removal of Confederate Symbols « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NEWS – Kerry James Marshall has been tapped to design new windows for the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., church officials announced. The previous windows, which had been donated by the Daughters of the Confederacy in 1953, honored the Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. In 2015, the windows became a point of contention. Two years later, in 2017, the National Cathedral decided to remove the two stained glass windows honoring Lee and Jackson. At the time, nine people had just been murdered in a historically Black church in Charleston, South Carolina, by the white supremacist Dylann Roof.

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