The team at the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience is happy to speak with reporters working on stories related to history, transitional justice, memorialization, museums, and memory initiatives. We are frequently consulted and quoted in national and local outlets and interviewed on podcasts and radio segments. To get in touch, please email Ashley Nelson, the Communications Director at anelson@sitesofconscience.org.

 

The Free Lance-Star: Outside study calls for more understanding, inclusiveness in Fredericksburg

December 11, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Smithsonian Magazine: Fredericksburg’s Slave Auction Block Will Be Moved to a Museum

September 30, 2020

 

 

 

Hidden City: Six Perspectives on Historic Monuments and the Battle Over Civic Space

September 29, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

National Geographic: Historic Interpreters Share their Sides of the Story

September 24, 2020

 

 

 

 

Curator the Museum Journal: The Movement for Memory: Statements of Solidarity from Sites of Conscience

September 04, 2020

 

Politico: Does America Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission?

August 16, 2020

 

TIME Magazine: Confederate Monuments and Other Disputed Memorials Have Come Down in Cities Across America. What Should Take Their Place?

July 28, 2020

 

 

NPR: How America Might Reconcile Its Racist Past

July 15, 2020

 

 

 

Eagle News: Zoom Panel Discussion Explores the Meaning, Place of Monuments

June 29, 2020

 

 

National Geographic: Travels: Pasaje Begoña, El Stonewall de España está en Torremolinos

June 27, 2020

 

 

 

 

CNN: A Virginia City Finally Removed its 800-pound Slave Auction Block After Years of Deliberation

June 8, 2020

 

 

The Washington Post: After a Long Debate, Fredericksburg, VA., Finally Removes a Slave Auction Block From Downtown

June 6, 2020

 

 

 

Yes Magazine: Truth and Reconciliation For Lynching Victims and Their Families

February 03, 2020

 

 

 

February 03, 2020

 

Time: Cultural Heritage Reminds Us Of Our Shared Humanity. That’s Why Threats Against Them Are So Dangerous.

January 10, 2020

 

 

 

The Washington Post: Border Patrol Museum Visitors Want to Talk Current Events. The Staff Doesn’t.

January 2, 2020

 

 


Worldwide, The Sites of Conscience Are Speaking Loudly of The Horrors of Yesterday 

December 15, 2019

 

 

 

The Post and Courier: Two Charleston Sites Rooted in Slavery Accepted into Global Coalition for Historic Education

November 20, 2019.

 

National Trust for Historic Preservation 2019 Louise Du Pont Crowninshield Award: Ruth J. Abram

October 11, 2019.

 

 

 

 

The Washington Post: What South Africa Can Teach the U.S. About Reparations

By Ereshnee Naidu-Silverman, Senior Director of the Global Transitional Justice Initiative at the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience

June 25, 2019

 

The New York Times: Memory Boxes Offer Poignant Reminders of Afghan Lives Lost to Violence

April 17, 2019

 

 

 

March 12, 2019

 

 

 

 

The Atlantic: Atlanta’s Civil War Monument, Minus the Pro-Confederate Bunkum

March 17, 2019

 

 

 

BBC Radio:                                      Collecting the Troubles at the Ulster Museum 

November 27, 2018

 

 

Dan Snow’s History Hit                                    Sites of Conscience with Linda Norris 

August 30, 2018

 

 

 

 

The Atlantic
The Desperate Search for Lebanon’s Mass Graves

April 22, 2018

 

 

The New York Times
Documenting US Role in Democracy’s Fall and Dictator’s Rise in Chile

October 14, 2017

 

 

BuzzFeed                                               The Whitney Plantation Is The Only Confederate Monument We Should Keep

August 21, 2017

 

 

Teen Vogue
These Teens Are Working To End Modern Slavery 

July 20, 2017


The Chicago Reader
The National Public Housing Museum’s Long Journey Home

July 5, 2017


The New York Times                           Founder of Coalition Member, the Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies, is Denied Political Asylum

June 23, 2017


NPR
A Researcher Reconnects with Her Ancestors’ Slave Past at Madison’s Estate

March 28, 2017


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NPR
Joshua Tree: Planning For The Future Of A Park Where The Trees Have One Name

August 2, 2016


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The Portland Press Herald
Abbe Museum’s new exhibition tells difficult Native American stories

May 22, 2016


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BBC News
Inside decaying US prison, former inmates are guides

May 11, 2016


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The Chicago Tribune
Chicago National Public Housing Museum Aims for the Conscience

May 6, 2016


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The Washington Post
African-American Museum Designed with Emotions in Mind

April 17, 2016


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NPR
The Parents Circle: Israeli, Palestinian Parents Share Their Painful Stories Of Loss

September 13, 2014