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The military is in the process of replacing a number of names and monuments honoring Confederate leaders such as Robert E. Lee.
The now-removed statue at the center of the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, will be transformed by the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
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.”
Workers have so far not been able to find the capsule, which supposedly contains a photograph of a deceased President Lincoln.
Twitter users pounced on Trump's strange comment about the Civil War loser.
“Hey, hey, hey, goodbye.” Crowds cheered to celebrate the removal of Robert E. Lee’s statue in Richmond, Virginia.
Crowds gathered to celebrate the moment, chanting, "Hey, hey, hey, goodbye."
The bronze likeness of Robert E. Lee on a horse will be hoisted off its pedestal in Richmond, 131 years after its placement.
The city has removed more than a dozen other pieces of Confederate statuary on city land since the death of George Floyd in 2020.