Removing Confederate Statues

The historic Robert E. Lee confederate monument in Richmond, Virginia is finally coming down after Gov. Ralph Northam announced plans for its removal back in June 2020. The Virginia State Supreme Court gave the city permission to start the multi-day process, which should be completed before the end of the week.

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The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit against the University of Texas over the removal of Confederate statues.

Monuments' removal has sparked a movement.

A Texas man was arrested and charged with allegedly trying to plant an explosive device on a Confederate statue in Houston.