Confederate Monuments

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Confederate statues aren’t just at courthouses and public squares in the South. They are also placed in positions of honor at the United States Capitol.

Associated Press

The Charlottesville City Council voted to drape two Confederate statues in black fabric during a chaotic meeting packed with irate residents who screamed and cursed at councilors over the city's response to a white nationalist rally.

Library of Virginia

The violence in Charlottesville is prompting people to take a new look at Confederate statues and memorials. What's more, they are taking a second look at the names of highways, schools and bridges.

Associated Press

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer is calling for a special General Assembly session to speed the removal of Confederate monuments in the city and around the state. Signer says it’s important to deny white supremacists “the twisted totems they seek.”

Steve Helber / AP

A commission considering the future of Richmond’s Confederate monuments now has new orders. Late Wednesday, Mayor Levar Stoney directed the commission to include an examination of removal or relocation of the monuments.