• Does Cal State Long Beach's 'Prospector Pete' celebrate California's racist past? Don't be so sure about it

    9 days ago - By LA Times

    To the editor: Aside from what many people project on the exquisitely sculpted figure created by Ben Barker, a Cal State Long Beach student sculptor who asked a husky classmate to pose for the statue that would come to be known as “Prospector Pete,” context should not be ignored or disregarded. ...
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