Stories tagged: confederate statue
Tue., March 12, 2019
A North Carolina city removed a Confederate statue Tuesday from the grounds of an old courthouse, a rare move in a state where such monuments are largely protected by law.
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018
North Carolina’s public university system rejected a proposal Friday to build a $5 million structure to house a toppled Confederate statue, opting instead to “go back to the drawing board” …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018
Shock and anger continued to envelop the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this week following a decision by school leaders to return a Confederate monument to campus.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
Eight people were arrested Saturday following another protest over the toppling of a Confederate monument at the University of North Carolina.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
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
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 …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Top leaders of the University of North Carolina system condemned the actions of protesters, who
Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
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
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 …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
A Confederate statue in Virginia has been vandalized for the second night in a row.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017
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
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
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 …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017
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.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017
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
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.