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# confederate - Thursday 23 July, 2020

US House votes in favour of removing Confederate statues from Capitol Hill
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# Congress

US House votes in favour of removing Confederate statues from Capitol Hill

Jul 23rd 2020, 7:38 AM 15,075 Views 52 Comments

Representative Karen Bass from California said that these statues represent an acceptance of white supremacy and racism.

# confederate - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag
# Tate Reeves
# Tate Reeves

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Jul 1st 2020, 7:18 AM 13,980 Views 26 Comments

Mississippi is the only American state to incorporate the Confederate standard on its official flag, after nearby Georgia dropped it in 2003.

# confederate - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Tuam's Confederate monument: 'Put this ugly part of history in a museum'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Tuam's Confederate monument: 'Put this ugly part of history in a museum'

Sep 2nd 2017, 8:30 AM 7,887 Views 107 Comments

We should not honour those men who believed that they were better than others merely due to the colour of their skin, writes Katherine Brewer.

# confederate - Monday 21 August, 2017

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus
# Robert E Lee
# Robert E Lee

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus

Aug 21st 2017, 7:03 PM 20,406 Views 199 Comments

The statues were moved at night for safety reasons, a spokesperson for the University of Texas said.

# confederate - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major
# Major Dick Dowling
# Major Dick Dowling

Call for Tuam Town Hall to remove memorial to Irish Confederate major

Aug 19th 2017, 6:09 PM 34,551 Views 236 Comments

Shaun Cunniffe said that the plaque should be removed to a museum so that people can discuss the issues around it.

# confederate - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why are statues of US Civil War leaders being removed from across the US?

Aug 16th 2017, 11:16 PM 27,083 Views 219 Comments

“You’re changing history. You’re changing culture,” Trump said of the removal of statues of Confederate leaders.

# confederate - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue
# Durham
# Durham

Protesters in North Carolina topple Confederate soldier statue

Aug 15th 2017, 7:06 AM 30,251 Views 130 Comments

Activists in Durham brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull down the Confederate Soldiers Monument.