The Charlottesville City Council has decided on the fate of a recently demounted statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee, choosing to melt it down and have a local African-American history museum create something more reflective of the city's diversity with its remains.


A crowd erupted in cheers and song Wednesday as workers hoisted one of the nation’s largest Confederate monuments off a pedestal where the figure of Gen. Robert E. Lee towered over Virginia’s capital city for more than a century.

Statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson have officially been taken down in Charlottesville today (July 10) following an attempt four years that was thwarted by white supremacists and Neo-Nazis leading the 'Unite the Right' rally.

One woman residing in Florence, Alabama, had her efforts to rid the city's courthouse of a Confederate-inspired marble statue called Eternal Vigil refused with little to no fanfare.

Stacey Abrams, the Georgia governor candidate, is calling for the removal of the statue of three Confederate war leaders on the face of state-owned Stone Mountain. In a series of tweets early Tuesday morning, Abrams said, “Confederate monuments belong in museums where we can study and reflect on that terrible history, not in places of […]