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Aug 15 2017
Undeterred by violence over the planned removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, municipal leaders in cities across the United States said this week they would step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces.Reuters
Aug 17 2017
Robert E. Lee's great-grandson said it may be "appropriate" for Confederate statues to come down and be exhibited in museums following the violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., last week, according to a report.Washington Examiner
Sep 19 2017
The U.S. Senate passed its version of a $700 billion defense policy bill on Monday, backing President Donald Trump’s call for a bigger, stronger military but setting the stage for a battle over government spending levels later this year.Reuters
Jul 09 2017
A few dozen Ku Klux Klan members and supporters shouted "white power" at a rally on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia where they protested against a city council decision to remove a statute honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee.Newsmax (News)
Nov 24 2021
I hate to admit it, but it’s true: Donald Trump was right about the monuments.
Not about monuments to Confederate traitors like Robert E. Lee, whom Trump labeled “a great general.” Nor was he correct in claiming that military bases named after Confederates were “part of a Great American heritage.”
But Trump was right that these attacks would morph into a broader campaign toGuest Writer - Center
Mar 12 2021
A statue of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unveiled to celebrate her birthday and acknowledge Women’s History Month.
New York State Assembly member Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams unveiled the statue in Ginsburg’s hometown of Brooklyn, New York.
“She is a role model to me and to everyone everywhere. Her legacy will live on,”Independent Journal Review
Mar 01 2021
Liberal Twitter users apparently fooled by fake image of evangelicals praying over golden Trump statue
Some liberal users on Twitter appeared to be duped by a digitally modified photo depicting evangelicals praying to a golden Trump statue at CPAC this weekend.
An unlikely centerpiece at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Convention (CPAC) turned out to be a gold-colored statue of former President Trump in shorts and flip-flops carrying the Constitution.Fox News (Online News)
Dec 21 2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday said the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been removed from the U.S. Capitol.
The monument is set to be moved to the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond after residing for 111 years in Washington.
The governor established the Commission for Historical Statues in the U.S. Capitol earlier this year to look into theWashington Times
Jul 16 2020
The statue of a Black Lives Matter activist in the English city of Bristol has been removed just 24 hours after it was put up by a British artist without permission. The figure was meant to replace a statue of a slave trader, one that had stood for 125 years.
The BLM sculpture was made and erected by British artist Marc Quinn and depicts Black Lives Matter activist Jen Reid standingAtlanta Black Star
Jun 23 2020
Police fired chemical agents to clear Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C., on Monday night after protesters attempted — and failed — to pull down a huge statue of Andrew Jackson located there.
The famous statue of the seventh president on a rearing horse sits opposite the North Portico of the White House. The park has been the scene of anti-racist protests since the police killing ofNPR (Online News)