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Loudoun County activists protested the Confederate monument in downtown Leesburg Sunday morning by briefly covering it with a tarp. “The statue must be removed because it represents a shameful era in ... read more

‘Black Lives Matter’ graffiti appears on Confederate memorials across the U.S.

Signs saying “All lives matter #charlestonunited,” and “Take down racist statues” were placed on the tarp afterward. Zachary Gaither, a Charleston resident who helped cover ... activists placed “Black ... read more

Local Officials Want to Remove Confederate Monuments—but States Won't Let Them

Leaders in the city of Birmingham, Alabama, had long looked askance at the Confederate monument in Linn Park, a granite obelisk soaring more than 50 feet in ... Graham is a staff writer at The ... read more

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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 ... read more

Charlottesville judge orders tarps off Confederate statues

Local news outlets report Moore gave the city 15 days from the time an official order is signed to remove the tarps ... toward having that monument removed as well. The violence in Charlottesville ... read more

The Year in Review

In our Jan. 10 cover story ... a dozen members of the CSA II: the New Confederate States of America and the Dixie Defenders, many of whom were heavily armed, protested at the Robert E. Lee monument ... read more

DAVE NEESE: 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., ... read more



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