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8 arrested in protest over toppled Confederate statue

Eight people were arrested Saturday following another protest over the toppling of a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina.


Protester: Toppling UNC Confederate statue was ‘righteous’

A protester accused of helping yank down a Confederate statue at North Carolina’s flagship university said Thursday that the community brought it down with “a righteous show of people power” …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 1:42 p.m.

7 arrested in protest over torn-down Confederate statue

Officials say seven people have been arrested at a rally calling for a century-old Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina to be returned after it was yanked down …


Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

Top leaders of the University of North Carolina system condemned the actions of protesters, who


Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina’s flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as “Silent Sam” …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Push for inclusive art after Confederate fountain’s removal

When Helena’s controversial Confederate fountain was removed from Hill Park last summer, there were no plans to install a new monument in its place. A Helena resident is hoping to …


Virginia Confederate statue vandalized on successive nights

A Confederate statue in Virginia has been vandalized for the second night in a row.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 5:14 p.m.

Statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park

Crews arranged by Dallas officials have removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from a pedestal in a park named for the Confederate general.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

Charlottesville covers Confederate statue with black shroud

Workers in Charlottesville draped giant black covers over two statues of Confederate generals on Wednesday to symbolize the city’s mourning for a woman killed while protesting a white nationalist rally.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:36 p.m.

Charlottesville votes to shroud statues

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 …


Feds: Texas man tried planting bomb on Confederate statue

A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives.


Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

DURHAM, N.C. – Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier on Monday at a rally against racism. Activists in Durham brought a ladder up …


UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 4:59 p.m.

NAACP asks for removal of Confederate statue from courthouse

A Tennessee chapter of the NAACP is urging officials to remove a statue of a Confederate general from in front of a county courthouse, echoing similar efforts throughout the South.