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Judge says defendants have confused what the statues are with how people feel about them.
Says Robert E. Lee was “a great general, whether you like it or not.”
NAACP: “What we are trying to do is tell the real truth.”
“Qualified buyer” must “properly contextualize” it.
Politicians eat dirt to placate critics.
"The present system’s failures cannot be excused unless the past is utterly demonized."
Things haven’t changed for black students since 1962.
He has come to realize that it was “insensitive.”
“Acknowledging the sins of the past.”
Destroying Confederate memorials is “about restoring the dignity of black taxpayers."
Rector says Jefferson Davis was “a pro-lynching segregationist.”
Book identifies the symptoms but not the cause.
But only because it’s named after an Indian.
Bills to remove it missed a deadline.
Confederate Statue Will Go ASAP, City Says, After Protests Proved It Presents Threat to Safety in Downtown Winston-Salem
The statue is no threat; it’s unruly mobs that are the threat.
"In honor of General Robert E. Lee's birthday and Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we will be closed on Monday, January 21."
Judge says the law violates the free speech rights of local communities.
SPLC and NAACP team up.
Black legislator says tearing down Confederate monuments will not improve anyone’s life.
The city allegedly violated several laws when they sold the park and statue.
All four founders of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary owned slaves.
The plaque says, “The war between the states was not a rebellion. Nor was its underlying cause to sustain slavery."
They’re also demanding dental insurance for graduate workers and reduced parking fees.
Washington-Lee High School may become Washington-Loving.
Black student groups: “They are building a safe space for white supremacy and forcing us to pay for it.”
Georgia slouches towards Gomorrah.
The group defending the monument "does not expect it to last long” if it is moved.
The costs to change athletic gear will be taken out of the budget to renovate the school.
After Students Call It Racist, Mary Baldwin University Removes Richmond Artists’ Confederate-Themed Exhibit
“If it looks racist, it is racist.”
It's "a sculptural assertion of white supremacy and power.”
Black judge: The Confederate battle flag does not stand for justice.
Likely to be renamed for blacks.
As a student at Spelman, she burned the state flag on the steps of the Georgia Capitol.
Claims the statue's presence violates the Equal Protection Clause.
Stacey Abrams says Stone Mountain is a “a blight” on Georgia.
For now, the statue is protected by state ordinance.
Many buildings, memorials, and spaces on campus will have to be renamed.
One-time governor and U.S. senator wanted to preserve “white standards.”
Washington and Lee Renames Buildings; Orders Portraits of Lee, Washington in Military Attire Replaced
“Addressing the school’s history” means rewriting it.
The school has repeatedly been victim to left-wing vandalism.
It will cost $200,000 to rebrand the school's athletic gear.
The statue represents “hate, harm, aversion or the division of citizens.”
He wants the university to honor students who “pushed for desegregation.”
It “brings up memories that are not so pleasant in our history.”
It will now be “United Avenue.”
Skit concedes that all-white areas have nice things that can’t be found elsewhere.
They’re needed “for a more robust explanation of Franklin's history.”
“Where does this end, folks?”
Eight men who fought for the Confederacy are honored on Statuary Hall.
Proposed statue depicts Scott and his wife pulling on the "chains of injustice."
Opponent urges board of trustees not to “spend one thin dime on this ridiculously stupid proposal.”
It’s a "racially insensitive" song.
It will cost $300,000.
Not just “vandalized,” but broken into pieces.
DOT says that if they missed any, let them know, and they’ll remove them “immediately.”
The ongoing neutering of the South.
As UNC Issues 3 Arrest Warrants over Confederate Statue’s Toppling, Board Member Says It Will Be Restored
At least one board member has a backbone.
State law prohibits the removal of Confederate statues without the express permission of the state.
“It’s time to tear down Silent Sam. It’s time to tear down UNC’s institutional white supremacy.”
There’s not enough public support or money for the removals.
Stephen Austin thought freed slaves would be “a nuisance and a menace.”
Sales benefit the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
FSU now downplays his role in the school's founding.
NAACP spends the holiday protesting "America's bigotry."
Monument Avenue Commission: Remove Jefferson Davis Monument, Reinterpret Others Honoring Confederacy
State law may prohibit the recommended changes.
Even non-whites favor leaving the monuments.
The portion of the road in Arlington County remains Jefferson Davis Highway.
Apology document calls for creating an "office of racial reconciliation.”
Schools no longer to be named after J.E.B. Stuart or Jefferson Davis.
Black commissioner finds arguments “deeply offensive.”
Stewart: “Nothing is worse than a Yankee telling a Southerner his monuments don’t matter.”
It will "complement the existing President’s Commission on Slavery and the University."
17-year-old says wearing the sweatshirt is his First Amendment right.
And ignores today’s murder victims.