The Concerned Citizens of Tyrrell County filed a lawsuit to remove a Confederate monument for "faithful slaves" from North Carolina.


Statues will not stand as symbols of hate.

Two Confederate statues of former President Jefferson Davis and slave trader Nathan Bedford Forrest were removed overnight in Memphis.

"This morning we continue our march to reconciliation by removing the Jefferson Davis Confederate statue from its pedestal of reverence," tweeted Mayor Landrieu before the statue's removal.