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Virginia Supreme Court OKs Removal of Confederate Statues in Charlottesville

HeadlineApr 02, 2021

Virginia’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday the city of Charlottesville can take down two statues of Confederate generals, after some residents sued to stop their removal. The statues are of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and Robert E. Lee. Lee’s statue was at the center of the deadly, white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in 2017.

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