Aug 16 (Reuters) - Work crews took down four Confederate monuments in Baltimore overnight into Wednesday, days after white nationalists led a deadly protest over the planned removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Baltimore removed several Confederate statues early Wednesday, just days after violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., over the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In the wake of a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Richmond's mayor said Wednesday that Virginia's capital city will consider removing or relocating its prominent Confederate statues.
White nationalist Richard Spencer appeared in Charlottesville, Virginia last night, where he led an unsettling rally to protest plans to remove several Confederate monuments around the city.
All four of Baltimore’s Confederate statues were removed overnight, just days after a white nationalist rally erupted into chaos and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.