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Meer as 160 Confederate symbols came down in 2020, SPLC says

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Meer as 160 Confederate symbols came down last year after the killing of George Floyd prompted a nationwide reckoning with racism. That count comes from the Southern Poverty Law Center, which released new figures ...

Country singer Luke Combs apologizes for past use of the Confederate flag

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Luke Combs has issued an apology for past use of the Confederate flag in his performances. Followers on social media pointed out that when the country star appeared in the music video for Ryan Upchurch's "Can I Get...

2 Confederate statues were removed in Georgia within 3 dae

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Two Confederate statues were removed from public locations in the state of Georgia this week. This comes as cities across the nation have grappled with how to handle statues of historical figures with troubling past...

North Carolina discontinues license plates with Confederate battle flag

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North Carolina will no longer allow specialty license plates depicting the Confederate battle flag, citing the symbol's "potential to offend." At the start of 2021, the state's Division of Motor Vehicles was no lon...

A Georgia city is replacing a Confederate monument with a statue of civil rights hero John Lewis

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Vir 112 jare, a 30-foot obelisk stood outside the courthouse grounds in the suburban Atlanta city of Decatur. Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, it suggested the Civil War was about state's rights ...

'N Groep Alabama-betogers plaas vals lyksakke op die grasperk van die hof om die verbode vlag en monument te verwyder

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Vir maande, 'n groep betogers in Alabama het geveg vir die verwydering van 'n Gekonfedereerde vlag en 'n Gekonfedereerde monument wat voor die Marshall County Courthouse in Albertville sit. Verlede week, betoog ...

New York verbied die vertoon van Gekonfedereerde vlag en ander haatsimbole op staatsgronde

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Die staat New York sal niks meer verkoop of vertoon wat as a beskou word nie "simbool van haat," insluitend die Gekonfedereerde vlag, volgens 'n wetsontwerp wat pas in die wet onderteken is. Goewerneur. Andrew Cuomo het die wetsontwerp onderteken, wat ingaan ...

Virginia Military Institute verwyder standbeeld van die Konfederale generaal ‘Stonewall’ Jackson

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Die Virginia Military Institute het Maandag 'n standbeeld van Thomas J verwyder. "Stonewall 'Jackson, die Gekonfedereerde generaal en voormalige VMI-professor wie se teenwoordigheid meer as 'n eeu lank oor die kaserne van die instituut gedreig het. A ...

Fairfax County removes Confederate monuments that long stood outside its courthouse

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A collection of Confederate monuments, markers and weaponry that has long stood outside the courthouse in Fairfax County, Virginia, is no longer on display. Fairfax County Commissioner Jeff McKay confirmed the count...

A Confederate monument stood at the steps of an Alabama courthouse for a century. Now it’s in a cemetery

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A Confederate monument that stood at the steps of the Montgomery County, Alabama, courthouse for over a century now resides in a cemetery. Vir maande, the memorial, topped with a statue of a Confederate soldier, had...

Meer as 240 schools in US are named after a Confederate leader. About half serve majority Black or nonwhite students

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Thousands of children across the US attend schools that bear the names of Confederate leaders who fought to preserve slavery and White supremacy in America. Meer as 240 schools across the US are named in honor of ...

A Confederate statue is coming down today in the Virginia city of deadly ‘Unite the Right’ geweld

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The statue of a Confederate soldier, flanked by a cannon and ammunition, has stood at the county courthouse in Charlottesville, Virginia, sedert 1909, meer as 40 years after the Civil War. It was christened "At Rea...