robert e lee

News Radio 1140 WRVA
January 11, 2019 - 12:05 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A school board in northern Virginia has picked a new name for a school that had been named for Confederate general Robert E. Lee. News outlets report that Washington-Lee High School will now be known as Washington-Liberty High School. The Arlington County school board voted 5-...
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dreamstime
August 04, 2018 - 9:28 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - The Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue has been vandalized. The incident took place between Friday Night (8/3) & Saturday Morning (8/4). It appears that a large amount of red paint was thrown on the statue’s base. The letters BLM were also painted in red on that...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 07, 2018 - 10:52 am
Richmond, Va. (1140wrva.com) Pro-Confederate deomonstrators again outnumbered at a rally at the Lee statue on Monument Ave. Saturday's event was the third time the group the New Confederate States of American has traveled from Tennessee to Richmond. Only about 10 members showed up in contrast to...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 01, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – A Pro-Confederate group is returning to Richmond for what they are calling "Protect All The Monuments On Monument Ave-Round 3". The group CSA II(The New Confederate States of America) are planning their third rally around the Robert E. Lee Statue on Richmond's famed...
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