Takiyah Thompson had the courage to do what elected officials did not.
A crowd of activists toppled a Confederate statue in Durham, North Carolina, on Monday, just two days after the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. As the crowd shouted "We are the revolution," a college student named Takiyah Thompson climbed up a ladder, looped a rope around the top of the Confederate Soldiers Monument in front of the old Durham County Courthouse and then pulled the statue to the ground.
Takiyah Thompson was filmed putting a rope around the neck of a Confederate soldier statue in Durham.
A crowd in Durham, North Carolina, used a rope to topple a statue of a Confederate soldier Monday evening outside an old courthouse building that now houses local government offices. Protesters kicked the crumpled statue after it fe...
A group of protesters in Durham, North Carolina, toppled a Confederate monument Monday evening, local media reported. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Protesters pull down Confederate statue in North Carolina appeared first on PBS...
Takiyah Thompson, a 22-year-old student activist who participated in tearing down a Confederate statue during a protest in Durham, North Carolina has been released from jail.