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Virginia Judge Hears The Case On Whether Gen. Robert E. Lee Statue Should Be RemovedWitnesses testified Monday in a lawsuit challenging Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's order to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from its pedestal in Richmond, Va.
Lawsuit Over Robert E. Lee Statue Goes To Trial In VirginiaWatch VideoA lawsuit over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's plan to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee in Richmond is going to trial. The statue became the center of attention following protests over..
Kappa Alpha, Fraternity That Reveres Robert E. Lee, Faces Revolt Over RacismHow a racial awakening unfolded in a white-dominated brotherhood known for its veneration of the Confederate general.
'Some things still transcend politics': Phoenix council comes together to change street names widely considered offensiveOn a City Council with gaping philosophical divides, the Sept. 16 vote to rename Robert E. Lee Street and Squaw Peak Drive was unanimous.
Virginia trial begins on governor's plan to remove Robert E. Lee statueA lawsuit seeking to prevent Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond is scheduled to go to trial Monday.
Trial to begin in Northam’s effort to remove Richmond statue of Robert E. LeeThe 60-foot monument became the focal point of protests this summer over racial inequity.
How ‘Greenleaf’ Brought Me Closer to the Almighty (Guest Blog)These are strange times. It’s Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, and I am genuflecting, responsively reading to a distant service, streamed into my office — socially distanced from a congregation..
The remarkable story of how a teenage runner battled the legacy of Robert E. LeeAfter the death of George Floyd, Trude Lamb, a cross country star in Tyler, Texas, refused to compete for her high school, Robert E. Lee, unless it changed its name.
Group wants changes at park honoring ConfederacyGrassroots group seeks changes at a Georgia park that honors the Confederacy with its massive mountain carving and streets named after Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. (Oct. 6)
Party City has promised to stop selling Confederate soldier costumes after a mother complained — but Amazon continues to sell similar outfitsThe Confederate officer and General Robert E. Lee costumes were sold at a Party City franchise in Virginia.
Party City Orders Robert E. Lee Costumes Removed From StoresParty City has ordered all of its stores to remove a kids' Halloween costume of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee after a parent complained it was a "symbol of hate."
Squaw Peak Drive and Robert E. Lee Street in Phoenix will be renamed, council votes unanimouslyThe Phoenix City Council voted unanimously to rename Squaw Peak Drive and Robert E. Lee Street, two names that many find offensive or racist.
The Battle Over Robert E. Lee Biscuits and Gravy at Omaha's 11-Worth CafeIn “levelheaded” Omaha, a protester was killed and, in the aftermath, people demanding an end to racial injustice set their sights on police budgets — and a diner with Robert E. Lee on the menu.
Chadwick Boseman Fans Want to Replace Confederate Statue in His Hometown With One of HimIn Chadwick Boseman’s hometown of Anderson, South Carolina, a Confederate statue has stood for 118 years. Now, a new petition is calling for that statue to be replaced with one of the late “Black..
‘Antebellum’ Film Review: Janelle Monáe Stars in Uneasy Hybrid of Horror and Social CommentaryThe word that caused so much trouble for the country band that now wants to be known as Lady A isn’t a problem for the movie “Antebellum,” because the last thing the Gerard Bush and Christopher..
Across South, a Push to Change Confederate School NamesTrude Lamb is a standout cross country runner at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas, but the name on her jersey is a sharp reminder of a man "who didn't believe people like me were 100%..
Dead Donors Complicate Removal of Confederate MonumentsEfforts to remove monument celebrating Confederate Army commander Robert E. Lee stymied by descendant whose ancestor willed land where monument now stands
Robert E. Lee Statue Will Remain Standing in Richmond Through October TrialA statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will remain standing in Richmond, Virginia, until at least October, The Richmond-Times Dispatch reports. A judge set a trial date of Oct. 19...
Latest Jim Carrey Cartoon Depicts Trump Supporter on VentilatorActor and cartoonist Jim Carrey released his latest political drawing Sunday, depicting a supporter of President Donald Trump hospitalized because of the coronavirus. “180,000 deaths and..
Intricate plans to remove Richmond's Robert E. Lee statue snarled by lawsuitRelocating the 21-foot tall monument, which rests atop a granite pedestal nearly twice as high, has proven a conundrum. It's complicated further by a lawsuit against Gov. Ralph Northam.
Museum says displaying Confederate statue part of healingHOUSTON (AP) — A Houston museum dedicated to conserving African American culture said Tuesday that its decision to display a more than 100-year-old Confederate statue is about providing Black..
‘A step toward anti-racism’: Idaho church removes Robert E. Lee from stained glass windowAn Idaho congregation of the United Methodist Church has removed an image of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a stained glass window.
In Richmond, Black Dance Claims a Space Near Robert E. LeeBlack dancers, musicians and artists have invigorated what had long been considered a whites-only space.
Virginia judge imposes injunction barring removal of Robert E. Lee statueA circuit court judge in Virginia Monday imposed an injunction barring the state from dismantling a 21-foot-high statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond.
Protesters Assault Two Officers Near Richmond Robert E Lee Statue, Police SayOne person was separately arrested Monday
Police: 2 assaulted officers near Confederate statueRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two people were arrested for assaulting officers who were working with a city task force to break up an encampment near a Confederate monument in Richmond, police said. The..
George Floyd hologram projected in front of Confederate statue in Richmond, VirginiaA hologram projected the image of George Floyd in front of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, on July 28.
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George Floyd hologram lights up over Robert E. Lee statue"If he could see this in the physical form with us, I promise he would give all of y'all hugs," Floyd's brother told a crowd.
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George Floyd’s family gathers in Virginia to unveil hologramRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The family of George Floyd witnessed the unveiling of a hologram in Virginia Tuesday night, where flickering lights came together to create an image of Floyd’s head and..
A Virginia Town Built Around Confederate Generals Re-Examines Its IdentityIn Lexington, Va., where Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried, people are reassessing the town’s ties to a legacy that symbolizes slavery and oppression.