Monday’s Monument: Violata Pax, Montgomery, Alabama

Monday’s Monument: Violata Pax, Montgomery, Alabama

The Violata Pax (Wounded Peace) Dove symbolizes beauty and peace, sorrow and tragedy. Where you stand determines what you see. The sculpture was originally commissioned as part of a post-earthquake renovation project for the Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in...
Monday’s Monument: Quaw’s Quest, Cave Hill, Barbados

Monday’s Monument: Quaw’s Quest, Cave Hill, Barbados

QUAW was an enslaved man living in Barbados in the early 19th century, captured in Guinea at 13 and emancipated by age 37. In 2013, a part of the University of The West Indies at Cave Hill was named Quaw’s Quest, with the unveiling of a monument depicting replicas of...