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Memphis activists want removal of 2 Confederate statues, now

Activists in Memphis are demanding that officials immediately remove statues of two Confederate-era leaders from two city parks. The #Takeemdown901 movement sent a letter to Mayor Jim Strickland on Wednesday … Click to Continue »
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