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Catherine Shattuck

Former resident of Charlottesville, VA

Catherine Shattuck is a former resident of Charlottesville, Virginia, and a member of Literary Women in Action, an Austin-based organization promoting social justice and progressive political change.

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Take Austin’s Confederate monuments down now

Some argue that Confederate monuments are symbols of Southern pride. Whose pride? Certainly not the millions of African-Americans who suffered under slavery. Certainly not their descendants, who still face indignity, injustice, terror and violence because of our country’s thriving racist attitudes, systems and institutions.