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Statue of 19th century slavery advocate removed in Maryland

Authorities in Maryland on Friday removed a statue of a 19th century Chief Justice who wrote the pro-slavery Dred Scott decision in the latest example of action over memorials that have sparked protests across the United States. Crews in state capital Annapolis hitched straps overnight to the...
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Roger B. Taney statue removed from Maryland State House

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A statue of Roger B. Taney, the U.S. Supreme Court Justice who wrote the Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans, was removed from the Maryland State House in the early morning of Aug. 18.

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The infamous 1857 decision upheld slavery and declared that blacks were not citizens. Maryland's State House Trust voted Wednesday to remove the statue from its grounds, where it stood for 145 years.

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“A statue of the of the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the 1857 Dred Scott decision that upheld slavery and denied citizenship to African Americans was removed from the grounds of the Maryland State House early Friday morning,...

Maryland removes statue of Chief Justice who wrote pro-slavery Dred Scott decision

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Aug 18 (Reuters) - Authorities in Maryland on Friday removed a statue of a 19th century Chief Justice who wrote the pro-slavery Dred Scott decision in the latest example of action over memorials that have sparked protests across the...

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