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Baltimore's Confederate statues under tarps as Trump, Stonewall Jackson descendants weigh in

The Confederate monuments taken down in Baltimore remained out of sight Thursday, relegated to a city-owned lot under tarps and police protection ... titled Madre Luz, that activists had placed on the ... read more

Week in review: A historic eclipse, Trump's rally and a new Swift album

He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops ... cutting the tarp with a knife. Police asked him to stop, and he complied. He addressed reporters and bystanders, saying he thought it was ill... read more

UVA President and Students Respond to Covering of Jefferson Statue

The group used a tarp to cover the ... this history. The Memorial to Enslaved Laborers that the Board of Visitors approved this past June is another example of how the University is reconciling its pa... read more

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Ripple effects of Charlottesville

The North Korean leader was briefed about the process of manufacturing intercontinental ballistic missile warhead tips and solid-fuel rocket engines during his... read more


DAVE NEESE PROVOCATIONS: Cleaning up our historical act

We’ve had a good start, toppling those Confederate ... more prudent simply to cover up the whole history of slavery rather than tip folks off to Islam’s accommodating role in it and attitude toward it ... read more

Before the torches and after: The activists fighting white supremacy in Charlottesville

ThinkProgress has interviewed more than 20 local anti-racism activists ... workers drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation park in Charlottesville, Va., Wedne... read more

Alabama Attorney General Sues Birmingham & Mayor For Covering Confederate Monument

Marshall said in a statement that erecting a plywood wall around the monument and covering it with tarp violates ... on the decision to cover monument pic.twitter.com/c3QUMbKnFp The news outlet said c... read more

California confronts its Confederate past as monuments are abruptly removed

The staff of a generally beloved institution was overwhelmed; the monument owners uneasy. And so at 3 a.m. Wednesday, the monument aged with a green patina was excavated, covered with a blue tarp ... ... read more

Confederate statue on University of North Carolina campus toppled by protesters

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina’s flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known ... event... read more

When Parody Becomes Reality, You Know There's a Problem

When parody becomes reality, you know there's a problem. The real danger ... In West Palm Beach, Florida, vandals spray-painted a Confederate monument. --In Atlanta, they defaced a statue of an angel ... read more

South Carolina governor joins call to remove Confederate flag

Nikki Haley, surrounded by lawmakers and activists ... vandalized a Confederate monument, spray-painting “Black Lives Matter” and “This is the problem. # RACIST” in bright red paint. City workers cove... read more

Black Elders Hold Mixed Views on Confederate Statue In Virginia Town

For the first time, she said, she’s been thinking too about the Confederate ... commute to Leesburg for 24 years. He said the monument doesn’t bother him. “My personality and the way I am, I really do... read more



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