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“‘A lot of our work is to balance America’s collective memory,’ Leggs said. But that work can’t be accomplished without rebalancing something else. To diversify historic preservation, you need to address not just what is preserved but who is preserving it—because, as it turns out, what counts as history has a lot to do with who is doing the counting.”

From “Rescue Work: The fight to preserve African-American history”
by Casey Cep in The New Yorker, February 3, 2020

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