PBS NewsHour

Boston restores monument to Black Civil War troops

Clip: 02/24/2021 | 5m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

In a time when statues and monuments around the country are being removed for what they represent, the Shaw Memorial in Boston is receiving attention of a different sort. It is being fully restored, with pride that the monument depicting Black soldiers marching off to battle in the civil war, stands the test of time. Special correspondent Jared Bowen of GBH Boston reports.

Aired: 02/24/21

Rating: NR

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