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Charlottesville Mayor Calls For Removal Of Confederate Monuments Nearly A Week After Deadly Rally And Protests

Just one day shy of a week following a deadly white supremacist rally and counter-protest in his city, Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer called for Confederate monuments to be removed from the city’s downtown area. Included among the Confederate monuments the mayor wants to see removed is the Robert E. Lee statue in Emancipation Park, where the controversial “Unite the Right” rally took place last Saturday.
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