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Black Farmer Slams Lib Protesters: ‘Assuming Race Problem Has Nothing to Do With Them’

In southern Virginia, racial tensions are simmering over the fate of Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee statue. But one local African American farmer is not with the liberal protestors; in fact, he thinks they’re a big part of the problem. Show More Summary

Robert E. Lee was a traitor who fought for slavery, period

To the editor: Robert E. Lee betrayed his uniform and his country in choosing to serve a rebellion whose overriding rationale was the preservation of slavery, as the leaders of that rebellion asserted. Lee’s decision to side with Virginia, because that was his home state, is little more than a...

Watch The Speech That Should End The Confederate Monuments Debate For Good

Hours after a crane lifted a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from its pedestal in New Orleans’ Lee Circle on Friday ? where it had loomed over the black-majority city for 133 years ? Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) delivered a speech...Show More Summary

New Orleans Mayor Denounces Confederate Nostalgia in Stirring Speech Defending Monument Removal

The city of New Orleans removed a monument to Robert E. Lee on Friday, the last of four monuments to the Confederacy the city council voted to remove in 2015, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu marked the occasion with a blunt speech about his city’s need to confront its past. Show More Summary

Mississippi Rep. Karl Oliver says those who destroy Confederate monuments should be 'lynched'

Recently, a number of monuments commemorating Confederate leaders have been coming down. In New Orleans, for example, a statue of Robert E. Lee was the latest to come down on Friday. Read moregs | Comments

WashPost Puts Robert E. Lee Statue Removal on Page One...But Lenin Statue in Seattle Is Quirky

The Washington Post put Democratic scandal – former Rep. Anthony Weiner pleading guilty to “sexting” a 15-year-old girl -- over on page A-3 on Saturday. On the front was a story to make Democrats feel righteous. The headline was “New...Show More Summary

New Orleans removes last of four statues linked to pro-slavery era

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Crews in New Orleans on Friday used a crane to lift a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee off its pedestal as the city removed the last of four monuments its leaders see as racially offensive. Most of a crowd of about 200 people cheered just after 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Mayor orders REMOVAL of Gen. Robert E. Lee statue, the last of Confederate-era monuments declaring RACISM!

He said it will ‘move us toward healing.’ By Right Wing News’ Terresa Monroe-Hamilton This is just disgraceful in my book. The City of New Orleans is taking down their

New Orleans Mayor Removes Famous Monument To Rewrite History

The famed monument to General Robert E. Lee has become the latest historical artifact to be dismantled in New Orleans as part of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s fervent push for revisionism that has seen him attempt to “rebrand” the city’s past. … More » The post New Orleans Mayor Removes Famous Monument To Rewrite History appeared first on EveryJoe.

Robert E. Lee Comes Down in New Orleans, Stands Defiant in Richmond

This has been a fascinating couple of weeks in the world of Civil War memory. After removing the Liberty Place monument on April 24 the city of New Orleans removed […]

From Lofty Perch, New Orleans Monument to Confederacy Comes Down

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A statue of Robert E. Lee, ensconced on a 80-foot perch for 133 years, was removed Friday. It was the last of four Confederate monuments taken down in New Orleans.

Another White Supremacist Monument Comes Down. At Least 700 More To Go.

The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has towered over New Orleans’ busy Lee Circle for 133 years was taken down amid cheers Friday. It’s the fourth and final Confederate monument the city had slated to take down, and its...Show More Summary

Another White Supremacist Monument Comes Down. At Least 700 More To Go.

The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has towered over New Orleans’ busy Lee Circle for 133 years was taken down amid cheers Friday. It’s the fourth and final Confederate monument the city had slated to take down, and its...Show More Summary

New Orleans removes Gen. Robert E. Lee statue, its last Confederate-era monument

last weekNews : USAToday: News

Lee Circle, where the statue is located, has been a focal point for New Orleans residents for more than 130 years.        

New Orleans removing last of four statues linked to pro-slavery era

last weekHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Crews in New Orleans on Friday fastened straps around a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee as the city worked to remove the last of four monuments its leaders see as racially offensive. As the blue straps encircled the bronze...Show More Summary

The fall of the Confederacy

With a Robert E. Lee statue slated to be removed Friday, New Orleans will have officially taken down all remaining monuments to the Confederacy.

New Orleans Prepares To Take Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee

last weekNews : The Two-Way

The statue in Lee Circle is the last of four Confederate-era monuments that the city pledged to remove amid a swirl of controversy.

Right Now, New Orleans is Tearing Down Their LAST Confederate Memorial

This is just disgraceful in my book. The City of New Orleans is taking down their last Confederate memorial today… the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee. The Civil War

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