BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Art Commission has created a survey to ask the public what should happen with a controversial statue. The Emancipation Group monument in Park depicts President Abraham Lincoln standing over a Black man with broken chains.
Survey options include adding more education information at the site, commissioning a new work of art to accompany it, or formally removing it from the city’s collection.READ MORE: Body Believed To Be Missing Five-Year-Old Elijah Lewis Found In Abington
It must be completed by June 29 at noon.READ MORE: 'Mecca Of Rowing': Head Of The Charles Regatta Participants Grateful For Event's Return
The Commission also held a meeting Thursday night to get the public’s thoughts.MORE NEWS: Boston Mayoral Candidates Hit The Streets On First Day Of Early Voting
The Emancipation Group was installed in 1879.