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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue removed from the US Capitol

A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was removed from the US Capitol on Monday. A Virginia state commission decided that Lee should no longer represent the commonwealth in the capitol, and a provision in the recently-passed National Defence Authorization Act allowed for it to be removed. Military bases […]
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue removed from the US Capitol
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Hurricane Laura knocked down a Confederate ‘Defender’s Monument’ in Louisiana, weeks after local officials voted to keep it

The South’s Defenders Memorial Monument in Lake Charles, Louisiana, which honours fallen Confederate soldiers, has been the subject of controversy for decades. On Thursday, Hurricane Laura’s fierce winds toppled the Confederate soldier atop the monument. The damage came just weeks after parish officials voted to keep the monument outside the […]
Hurricane Laura knocked down a Confederate ‘Defender’s Monument’ in Louisiana, weeks after local officials voted to keep it
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Trump campaign claims the president will protect Brazil’s famous Christ the Redeemer statue from vandalism and destruction

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign claimed in a series of ads that the administration would “protect” Brazil’s famous Christ the Redeemer statue from potential destruction by vandals. This comes as the president has aggressively campaigned against protesters who’ve torn down or vandalised American monuments and statues. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Trump campaign claims the president will protect Brazil’s famous Christ the Redeemer statue from vandalism and destruction
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Anti-racism protesters who campaign to take down statues want to ‘overthrow the American Revolution,’ says Trump in Mount Rushmore speech

President Donald Trump said that people who want to tear down or remove statues want to “overthrow the American Revolution” and to “end America.” Black Lives Matter protests have revived long-running debates about statues around the US glorifying Confederate generals and slave owners. At his Fourth of July speech at […]
Anti-racism protesters who campaign to take down statues want to ‘overthrow the American Revolution,’ says Trump in Mount Rushmore speech