Nation Sep 07

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrations ahead of Biden's inauguration in U.S.
WATCH: Robert E. Lee statue is removed in Richmond

The statue's removal on Wednesday fulfills a vow Gov. Ralph Northam made after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis sparked nationwide protests against police brutality and racism.

Aug 19

Detailed plans in place for careful removal of Lee statue

Conservation experts who plan to relocate the statue face the intricate logistics of disassembling and transporting it to a storage facility. They also must ensure worker safety amid heated public debate about whether the statue is an important piece of…