President Donald Trump has defended his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event.
The violent events in Charlottesville, where white supremacist groups came out of the shadows, seem to have brought rising American tensions over race and racism to a head. Hari Sreenivasan gets perspectives from Leonard Pitts Jr. of The Miami Herald,…
Saturday's violence revived calls to take down monuments to Confederate-era battles and leaders in these cities and states.
By Lisa Desjardins
White supremacists, neo-Nazis and others have protested the removal of Confederate monuments. But the Confederate general Robert E. Lee himself never wanted such monuments built.
By Joshua Barajas
A group of protesters in Durham, North Carolina, toppled a Confederate monument Monday evening, local media reported.
By PBS NewsHour
The backdrop of Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, was a plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the city's downtown. What’s the story behind such monuments and why do we continue to struggle with the…
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