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Here are 3 options for dealing with Confederate statues that neither whitewash racism nor erase history

The white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday was about a lot more than a statue, but the statue is where this specific event began. It’s a depiction of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, erected in 1924 in a place of honor in a city park. Today, many people in Charlottesville...
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