A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has represented Virginia in the U.S. Capitol for 111 years has been removed.
By Associated Press
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…
By Denise Lavoie, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
The vote Wednesday comes as communities nationwide reexamine the people memorialized with statues.
By Matthew Daly, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that the statue will be removed from Richmond's well-known "Monument Avenue," and said that the state can no longer showcase a cause that sought to preserve slavery. Also, business closings…
By Alan Suderman, Sarah Rankin, Associated Press
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday for the removal of an iconic statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue.
President Trump made a series of statements at Trump Tower about the participants in the deadly weekend protests in Charlottesville. The NewsHour's P.J. Tobia, who was at the protests, offers a fact check on the president's account.
By Associated Press
Is it really so far-fetched to put Robert E. Lee in the same category as George Washington, as President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday? Many historians say yes.
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 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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