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Richmond Mayor Uses Emergency Powers to Take Down Stonewall Jackson Statue after City Council Delay

City authorities said additional confederate monuments will be removed in the near future.

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5:37am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond

Officials in Richmond, Va. removed a statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson on Wednesday, the same day the mayor ordered the immediate removal of all Confederate monuments in the city.Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney's (D) de...

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5:08am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Stonewall Jackson statue comes down along Richmond's Monument Avenue

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the removal of the Stonewall Jackson statue and other Confederate memorials along Monument Avenue

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4:14am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Richmond Removes Stonewall Jackson Statue From Monument Avenue

“We have needed to turn this page for decades,” Mayor Levar Stoney said. The capital of Virginia will take down other Confederate statues in the coming days.

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10:40pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Stonewall Jackson statue down after Richmond mayor orders removal of Confederate monuments

The statue of Stonewall Jackson in Richmond was removed from its pedestal Wednesday after the mayor ordered Confederate monuments taken down.

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8:26pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Stonewall Jackson statue down after Richmond mayor orders removal of Confederate monuments

The statue of Stonewall Jackson in Richmond was removed from its pedestal Wednesday after the mayor ordered Confederate monuments taken down.

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7:56pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Confederate Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond; city says others will come down ‘soon’ - The Washington Post

  1. Confederate Stonewall Jackson statue removed in Richmond; city says others will come down ‘soon’  The Washington Post
  2. Richmond starts dismantling Confederate statues from city land after mayor's order  Fox News
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    stonewall jackson - The Washington Post
    4:47pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Confederate statues removed in Richmond, Virgina

City mayor invokes emergency powers to order immediate removal of statues, citing safety concerns amid protests.

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3:02pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Richmond mayor demands ‘emergency’ removal of all Confederate statues on city land ahead of key council vote, citing ‘safety’

The mayor of Richmond, Virginia has ordered the removal of all Confederate statues on city land on an “emergency” basis, citing an “urgent need to protect the public” as his rationale for skipping a required council vote. Read Full Article at RT.com

stonewall jackson - RT
1:42pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Richmond mayor invokes emergency powers to remove Confederate statues from city

The Democratic mayor of Richmond, Virginia, invoked his emergency powers on Wednesday to remove multiple Confederate monuments in the city, including a statue honoring Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, from the city's historic Monument Avenue.

stonewall jackson - CNN
12:46pm PDT - July 1st, 2020

Kevin McCarthy: Should Nancy Pelosi ‘Start Talking About Changing the Name of Her Party’?

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) wondered this week if Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) should consider changing the name of the Democrat Party given her newfound commitment to purging the U.S. Capitol of all things reminiscent of the Confederacy.

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10:29am PDT - June 19th, 2020

What Will It Take to Make Juneteenth a National Holiday?

The long struggle for Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers lessons that could ease the path to making Juneteenth a federal holiday.

stonewall jackson - New York Magazine
6:00am PDT - June 19th, 2020

Arthur Ashe Statue in Virginia Vandalized with 'White Lives Matter' Graffiti

Police in Richmond, Virginia are reportedly investigating the vandalization of a statue depicting tennis legend and civil rights activist Arthur Ashe along the city's Monument Avenue...

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2:24pm PDT - June 17th, 2020

A Short List of the Statues People Want Instead of Confederate Leaders

OutKast's André 3000 and Big Boi have been longtime nominees, but other suggestions span from Dolly Parton to Oderus Urungus of GWAR.

stonewall jackson - Vice News
2:04pm PDT - June 17th, 2020

Northam to push legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he would be introducing legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday.

stonewall jackson - CNN
11:50am PDT - June 16th, 2020

Birthplace of Stonewall Jackson to discuss removing statue

Commissioners in the West Virginia county where Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson was born are set to discuss a request to remove his statue

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9:12am PDT - June 16th, 2020

Robert E Lee statue: Virginia governor announces removal of monument

Virginia's governor says the monument to the Confederate general will be taken down in Richmond.

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9:18am PDT - June 4th, 2020