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Confederate flags at Stone Mountain Park will be moved from a busy walking trail and a new exhibit will acknowledge the site’s connection to the Ku Klux Klan.
Virginia’s highest court ruled Thursday that the city can take down two statues of Confederate generals, including one of Robert E. Lee.
A commission that voted for the removal has called for a monument of Black civil rights icon Barbara Johns to take its place.
“Had he won, we would be two countries,” state Sen. Jerry Newton said in response to the president's praise of Lee as a "great general."
The injunction was imposed right after the judge dismissed a different legal challenge attempting to stop the statue's removal from Monument Avenue in Richmond.
Trump was recorded talking to Sen. James Inhofe about keeping Lee's name at military sites, and The New York Times got the tape.
The Fairfax County School Board removed the Confederate general's name from the school in June amid nationwide protests against racism and police brutality.
An essay by W.E.B. Du Bois resurfaced amid new calls to remove Confederate monuments.
The actor sinks the Confederate general with his latest artwork.
The heavy metal shock-rock icon was a longtime Virginia resident.