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After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

1 month ago   |   By KOAT

“You see, in Virginia, we no longer preach a false version of history. One that pretends the Civil War was about ‘state rights' and not the evils of slavery. No one believes that any longer,” Gov. Ralph Northam said.
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General Lee statue to be removed from Virginia's capital, Richmond

General Lee statue to be removed from Virginia's capital, Richmond

1 month ago   |   By RT

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced the removal an iconic statue of General Robert E. Lee from Monument Avenue in the state's capital, Richmond, which has been gripped by protests over racism and police brutality.
“Yes, that statue has been there for a long time. But, it was wrong then and it is wrong now. So we're taking it down,” the Democrat governor said during the press conference.
The massive statue will be removed from its pedestal and put into storage while the administration decides on its fate.
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After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of iconic Robert E. Lee statue

After protests, Virginia governor orders removal of iconic Robert E. Lee statue

1 month ago   |   By ABC

A towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will be removed "as soon as possible" from Richmond's Monument Avenue.
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