It was quite a Juneteenth in downtown Raleigh. On Friday, crowds gathered while demonstrators pulled down two confederate monuments outside of the North Carolina Capitol building. Police officers originally tried to intervene, but were ordered to stand down after several officers were injured. “After the initial attempt to remove the statue was prevented and deescalated […]

Duke University has removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from in front of Duke Chapel. According to reports, the removal of the statue was discussed for years. In light of recent community outrage and a recent vandalism of the statue, the university had it removed.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark […]

Vanderbilt University will spend $1.2 million to remove the word "Confederate" from a dorm building. The school's chancellor said the word doesn't reflect inclusiveness.


The monument, which has stood in its place since 1895, won't be put away forever -- the statue will be moved to another location, University President James Ramsey confirmed in an announcement with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Friday.

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