Removal of Confederate Monuments and Memorials
The military is in the process of replacing a number of names and monuments honoring Confederate leaders such as Robert E. Lee.
The statue in Richmond, which depicts General A.P. Hill, will be given to the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.
The Till statue at Greenwood’s Rail Spike Park is a short drive from an elaborate Confederate monument.
The Congressional report focused on Confederate dedications that should be removed or renamed.
The capsule contained three books, an envelope and a coin. Preservation experts say it will take time to clean and sort through.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration will remove an enormous pedestal that until earlier this year held a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
A Black Heritage Center Has Submitted A Proposal To Melt Down Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee Statue
And then turn it into art. The Confederate monument, removed from a city park earlier this year, was at the center of a deadly white supremacist rally in 2017.
“The search for this moldy Confederate box is over. We’re moving on.”
Crowds gathered to celebrate the moment, chanting, "Hey, hey, hey, goodbye."
The bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Ku Klux Klan leader and Confederate general, will be relocated to museum.