Confederate Monuments

A new billboard has gone up in near the busy intersection of Route 250 and High Street in Charlottesville, rekindling the debate over what should be done with statues of two confederate generals.

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Charlottesville has done it again – renamed downtown parks that once honored confederate generals. 

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Roanoke’s school board Monday morning voted to remove the name of Stonewall Jackson Middle School.

The board chose to rename the school for John P. Fishwick, a Roanoke business leader and railroad president.

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A commission studying what to do with the most prominent Confederate monuments in Richmond recommended Monday removing one honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

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A commission at Washington and Lee University was tasked with examining the school’s history. A report issued Friday made a number of recommendations. But it stops short of calling for a removal of Lee’s name.

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