• confederate statues December 22, 2022 3:43 pm

    West Point to Remove Confederate Symbols From Campus

    The U.S. Military Academy in West Point will begin taking down memorials commemorating figures of the Confederacy. During the holiday break, a portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee dressed in his Confederate uniform will be removed from the school’s library, where it has been hanging since the 1950s. It will also remove the stone bust of Lee at Reconciliation Plaza....

  • Richmond December 12, 2022 2:02 pm

    Virginia Capital Removes Its Last City-Owned Confederate Monument

    The city of Richmond — the capital of the Confederacy for most of the Civil War — removed its last city-owned Confederate statue on Monday, more than two years after it began to purge itself of what many saw as painful symbols of racial oppression.

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