Subway Tiles Resembling The Confederate Flag Remain At Times Square Station, For Now
Thursday, 17 August 2017
In the wake of the violence committed by white supremacists in Charlottesville, city officials have swiftly joined the chorus of voices nationwide calling for the removal of public structures commemorating the Confederacy. In New York, those works include monuments to Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee at the Bronx Community College (removed Wednesday), a church plaque commemorating Lee at St John's Episcopal Church (also removed Wednesday), and a street in Fort Hamilton bearing Lee's name (still there, for now). [ more › ]
New York Subway Tiles That Look Like Confederate Flags to be Modified 01:51
New York transit officials will change subway station tiles that have a cross-like design similar to that of the Confederate flag.
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