With 3 Months Left in Office, Rawlings-Blake Still Considering Action on Confederate Monuments

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a “short-term” solution Wednesday to dealing with Baltimore’s Confederate monuments: installing “interpretive signage” to add historical context while she considers what to do next.

The move gives her less than three months before she leaves office to decide what to do with the four monuments that stand on city property.

A commission appointed by Rawlings-Blake last year to study the monuments recommended in January that two be removed.


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