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Removal of Asheville Confederate monument set to commence

Work to demolish and remove a 75-foot-tall stone obelisk built to honor a Confederate leader will begin soon in Asheville.

‘KKK’ flyers showing up at NC homes of those protesting against Confederate statue

Police and deputies are investigating after flyers with the letters “KKK” written on them have started showing up at homes in Statesville.

Future of downtown confederate statue bases remain uncertain

More than half a year after confederate statues were taken down in Wilmington, their future, and that of the bases they were attached to, remain uncertain. 

Street honoring Confederate icon renamed for HBCU president

New Orleans' City Council voted Thursday to rename Jefferson Davis Parkway. It will be renamed for Norman C. Francis.

Confederate monument removed from Buncombe County courthouse

Workers have removed a Confederate monument that stands outside a county courthouse in the western North Carolina city of Asheville.

Statue of antebellum NC chief justice at court removed

A statue of a 19th-century North Carolina Supreme Court justice has been taken away by workers from the entrance of the state Court of Appeals building.

Crews removing Confederate monument unearth time capsule

Crews removing a Confederate monument in North Carolina have unearthed a time capsule.

Confederate monuments removed from Wilmington overnight

Two confederate monuments in downtown Wilmington were quietly removed Wednesday night. 

Removal of slavery advocate statue begins in S. Carolina

Several hundred people gathered in Marion Square, in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston, early Wednesday to watch the removal of a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun.

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