Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has ordered a city commission to consider removing the city's monuments to Confederate leaders — an option for the statues that was previously not being considered.
Stoney said he will not allow the city ' to be threatened by white supremacists and neo-Nazi thugs.'
Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy and the monuments are massive, and some of the oldest in the country.
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The mayor of Baltimore says she has contacted two contractors about removing the city's Confederate monuments. Mayor Catherine Pugh told the Baltimore Sun on Monday that she intends to "move … Click to Continue »
In the early hours on Wednesday, a work crew in Baltimore, flanked by police officers, took down monuments across the city dedicated to the Confederacy. The city council had voted on Monday for their removal, and the mayor issued th...
Undeterred by the violence over the planned removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, municipal leaders in cities across the United States said they would step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces...