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House Votes to Remove Confederate Statues From U.S. Capitol

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WASHINGTON — The House voted on Wednesday to banish from the Capitol statues of Confederate figures and leaders who pushed white supremacist agendas, part of...
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As Symbols of the Confederacy Fall, Activists Say Mississippi’s Flag Should Be Next

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ATLANTA — Five years ago, in the wake of the horrific massacre of black parishioners by a white supremacist at a South Carolina church, the...
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Why NASCAR’s Only Top Black Driver Finally Took On the Confederate Flag

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Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., the only black driver in NASCAR’s top racing series, has drawn widespread attention and acclaim for his principled stand that got...
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5 Years After Charleston Church Massacre, City Says Calhoun Statue Will Go

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Five years after a white gunman shot to death nine African-American churchgoers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, city officials in Charleston, S.C., announced...
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From Columbus to Confederates, Anger About Statues Boils Over

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The boiling anger that exploded in the days after George Floyd gasped his final breaths is now fueling a national movement to topple perceived symbols...
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An Insatiable Rage

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In the wake of the killing of George Floyd and the massive wave of protests that have swept the country and the world, New York...