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WRVA News
October 16, 2019 - 1:52 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A group dedicated to preserving Charlottesville's Confederate monuments is asking the city to pay for an inspection of recent vandalism to two monument pedestals and install cameras in the area. The monuments, like others around the country, have been a source of...
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Jeff Katz
June 20, 2019 - 12:45 pm
According to The Charlotte Observer , at least a dozen confederate statues have been vandalized all around the South in 2019 alone. While Richmond has had its own debates and conflicts over confederate statues, the University of North Carolina's "Silent Sam" statue sparked national outrage, and in...
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Jeff Katz
May 01, 2019 - 2:35 pm
A Charlottesville judge ruled that two downtown statues depicting Confederate generals are war monuments and therefore are protected by state code. Meaning both statues will not be removed and will remain as war monuments. Read the full story and decision here .
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)​
October 19, 2018 - 1:13 pm
RICHMOND, VA. (AP) - A man facing a capital murder charge has asked that a portrait of General Robert E. Lee and other Confederate memorabilia be removed from the courtroom where his trial will be held. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that lawyers for Darcel Nathaniel Murphy argued in a motion...
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Associated Press
August 21, 2018 - 8:16 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — 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 as "Silent Sam" as a symbol of racist heritage. The statue erected by the United Daughters of the...
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