Locals are hopeful that change can come to the Northeast Texas town that invented the spectacle lynching.
The city’s park board voted last week to temporarily restore the name Oak Lawn Park, but 2,000 petitioners have a more permanent namesake in mind.
The revisionist history behind Confederate monuments.
Pompeo Coppini’s heroic sculptures and European air were just what Texas’ fledgling gentry was hungry for in 1901. Since then his name has faded from memory, but his works endure.