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Virginia to Remove Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee

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Virginia to Remove Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee

Virginia to Remove Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee

Plans to remove the monument in the city of Richmond will be revealed Thursday by Governor Ralph Northam.

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Virginia Governor To Remove Statue Of Civil War General Robert E. Lee [Video]

Virginia Governor To Remove Statue Of Civil War General Robert E. Lee

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam responded to widespread protests decrying racism. This is after the death of George Floyd, a black man in police custody in Minneapolis. He ordered on Thursday the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The status of Lee resided in the state’s capital city of Richmond. He said the statue should be detached from its pedestal “as soon as possible”.

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Northam orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue [Video]

Northam orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Thursday ordered the removal of the iconic statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, saying that statue was "wrong then and is wrong now."

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Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues [Video]

Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues

The Democratic mayor of Richmond, Virginia, Levar Stoney, has invoked his emergency powers to remove multiple Confederate statues in the city.

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Richmond Removes Stonewall Jackson Statue From Monument Avenue

“We have needed to turn this page for decades,” Mayor Levar Stoney said. The capital of Virginia will take down other Confederate statues in the coming days.
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Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond [Video]

Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond

Crews removed a statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson with a crane and ropes on Wednesday in Richmond, Virginia, the same day a state law went into effect authorizing cities to remove Confederate monuments.

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Virginia Judge Blocks the Removal of Robert E Lee Statue [Video]

Virginia Judge Blocks the Removal of Robert E Lee Statue

Days after Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that the statue would be taken down.

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Stonewall Jackson statue comes down along Richmond's Monument Avenue

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the removal of the Stonewall Jackson statue and other Confederate memorials along Monument Avenue

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