Richard White

Stanford University historian and author of “California Exposures: Envisioning Myth and History”

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Activists in Marin County are calling for the renaming of places commemorating Sir Francis Drake, the colonizer who sailed around the world in the 16th century.

‘A monument to white supremacy’: Activists call for the removal of Drake’s Cross in San Francisco

Activists in Marin County are calling for the renaming of places commemorating Sir Francis Drake, the colonizer who sailed around the world in the 16th century.

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