Removal of Confederate Monuments and Memorials

The Tennessee-born pop superstar wants the nation to stop celebrating “men who proudly owned and abused Black people.”
The statue was ripped from its base on the 168th anniversary of one of Douglass' most famous speeches condemning slavery.
Trump’s “negligence and lack of care for the American people is contemptible,” says the California congresswoman, who lost her older sister to the coronavirus.
The president is threatening 10-year prison sentences for anyone who vandalizes a monument. He has destroyed four himself, including one honoring Native American cultural heritage.
President Donald Trump claimed he “authorized” police to protect monuments from anti-racism protesters, who have been toppling racist Confederate statues across the country.
Shannon Lanier believes that monuments to the third president should be kept out of public spaces.
The House speaker ordered them taken down to mark Juneteenth.
Harry Sanders' remarks followed him voting against removing a Confederate monument from outside a Lowndes County courthouse.
Roughly 150 protesters marched outside an Atlanta Wendy’s restaurant to protest the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks by a white police officer.