Tag Archive for J. Marion Sims

Community Coalition to Discuss New Public Artwork in East Harlem

Beyond Sims: A Community Conversation

For Immediate Release: October 16, 2018 Contact: Ryan Max, publicaffairs@culture.nyc.gov, (212) 513-9323 Stephanie Buhle, ‪pressoffice@health.nyc.gov, (347) 396-4177 Maeri Ferguson, pressoffice@parks.nyc.gov, (212) 360-1311 City Announces Community Coalition and Upcoming Program in Next Steps Toward Commissioning New Public Artwork in East Harlem The new artwork will address the legacy of J. Marion Sims, whose statue formerly occupied…

Campaign to Remove the J. Marion Sims Statue (Archives)

News Articles/Reports (1997-2017) Two Artists Ask Why We Put White Men on Pedestals – Village Voice, December 12, 2017 The Racist History of American Medicine – Splinter, December 8, 2017 ‘For too long, they have generated harm’: the fight to remove offensive monuments in New York – The Guardian, December 8, 2017 Over 120 Prominent…