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Washington’s National Cathedral replaces windows honouring Confederacy with stained-glass homage to racial justice

Light shines through new stained-glass windows with a theme of racial justice during an unveiling and dedication ceremony at the Washington National Cathedral for the windows on Saturday, 23rd September, 2023, in Washington

Washington DC, USAP The landmark Washington National Cathedral unveiled new stained-glass windows on Saturday with a theme of racial justice, filling the space that had once held four windows honouring Confederate Generals Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The new windows depict a march for justice by African Americans, descendants of the very people who would have remained in slavery after the […]

US cathedral to replace Confederate windows with stained glass reflecting Black life

US Washington National Cathedral Kerry James Marshall

Washington DC, USRNS Four years after the Washington National Cathedral removed stained-glass windows depicting Confederate generals Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson, the cathedral announced Thursday that the windows will be filled with work by multimedia artist Kerry James Marshall related to racial justice. The windows, which are expected to be installed in 2023, will […]