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Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

Seattle Times Friday, 19 May 2017
The city of New Orleans is taking down a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, completing the Southern city’s removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. Lee commanded Confederate armies against the United States in the Civil War and is a revered figure among supporters of the old South. But the Louisiana city […]
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NEW ORLEANS -- With dozens of demonstrators pro and con looking on from a distance, crews began the process early Thursday of removing a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, reports the CBS affiliate here, WWL-TV. It's the second of four monuments to the Confederacy slated for removal...

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Norrie Frese I hope people come to their senses and see the wrong of removing history. I find this very offensive. https://t.co/M73MElCuXS via @mercnews 4 days ago

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