Confederate Monuments

Virginia Crowd Cheers Upon Confederate Statue Removal

"Much of the racial tension, strife and protest we're seeing across the country emanates from right here in Charlottesville," community organizer Don Gathers said. "But now we're moving the needle in a positive way."

Who Is J.E.B. Stuart? Richmond, Virginia, Monument Taken Down

On July 1, Richmond Mayor Lever Stoney ordered the removal of 11 Confederate monuments in Richmond, including the 22-foot bronze image of James Ewell Brown Stuart that was erected more than 40 years after the end of the Civil War.

44 Percent of Americans Say Confederate Statues Should Stay Put: Poll

The poll shows a decrease in the number of Americans that support the statues remaining on display, as 52 percent said so in a poll conducted in August 2017. In the poll from 2017, only 26 percent of respondents said that the statues should be taken down.

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