Regarding the dispute concerning Washington High’s sculpture and murals of Native Americans shown in a demeaning way and put down by powerful white men, I think it is important to take these artworks down.
The Richmond Review newspaper helped break the story about the controversial murals at George Washington High School was was later covered by regional and national news.
Opponents square off against mural defenders at a tour of George Washington High School artwork on Saturday, May 4, 2019
Being native, I feel everyone is trying to hide everything bad that their forefathers have done.
They should just own it, not hide it.
“… we believe that community discussion around the ‘Life of Washington’ murals is not only timely, but well overdue.”
Two Richmond District schools were originally proposed to be considered for “landmark” status, but one is getting straight-armed by the San Francisco Unified School District’s (SFUSD) Board of Education.
One of the largest and most significant WPA murals in San Francisco faces destruction within the next few months.
An effort to give landmark status to two Richmond District schools is languishing in limbo after the nomination of both schools by the City’s Historic Preservation Commission was rejected by the San Francisco Board of Education.