Robert E. Lee

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KLTV 7 Tyler
Opposing sides speak out ahead of Tyler ISD board meetingfrom the public A large presence is expected from those against, as well as th
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 5 minutes ago
from the public A large presence is expected from those against, as well as those in favor of, changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School. D.G Montalvo plans to speak about his youngest daughter, a recent Robert E. Lee graduate, who... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Poll shows strong disapproval of how Trump responded to Charlottesville violencethe Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington an
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 minutes ago
the Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson with Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The "Unite the Right" rally had been organized as a protest of the Charlottesville city... Read more
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Boston Globe
Shock, cheers, and anguish, as historians witness increasing demands for the removal of Confederate monumentstide against the symbols surged, they said, when neo-Nazis and white supremacis
Boston Globe / Posted 16 minutes ago
tide against the symbols surged, they said, when neo-Nazis and white supremacists protested the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee in a rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12. “It’s sad and terrible that this has... Read more
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Newsmax
Reuters Poll: A Majority of Americans Want to Preserve Confederate Monumentsdivided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the
Newsmax / Posted 18 minutes ago
divided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally was organized by white nationalists and drew members of the Ku Klux... Read more
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The Morning Call
Poll shows strong disapproval of how Trump responded to Charlottesville violencethe Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington an
The Morning Call / Posted 28 minutes ago
the Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson with Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The Unite the Right rally had been organized as a protest of the Charlottesville City... Read more
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The News & Observer
Statues of a Confederate officer and a white supremacist represent NC in the U.S. Capitol (for now)at a rally in Charlottesville, Va., where white supremacists were protesting th
The News & Observer / Posted 31 minutes ago
at a rally in Charlottesville, Va., where white supremacists were protesting the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. A spokesman for House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, said it is up to the states to decide who is... Read more
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The News & Observer
UNC leaders ask governor for help with Silent Sam, warn of security threatswent down. The officials’ letter referred to the toppling of a Confederate sta
The News & Observer / Posted 31 minutes ago
went down. The officials’ letter referred to the toppling of a Confederate statue in downtown Durham and vandalism to a Robert E. Lee statue at Duke University last week. On Saturday, Duke acted in the wee hours to remove the Lee statue from the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Poll shows strong disapproval of how Trump responded to Charlottesville violencethe Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington an
Baltimore Sun / Posted 36 minutes ago
the Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson with Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The Unite the Right rally had been organized as a protest of the Charlottesville City... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 39 minutes ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Six Flags Over Texas took down the... Read more
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The Hill
Majority disapproves of Trump's Charlottesville responseattack in Charlottesville, where a white nationalist rally was held to protest
The Hill / Posted 39 minutes ago
attack in Charlottesville, where a white nationalist rally was held to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The president said there is “blame on both sides” for the violence that occurred at the “Unite the Right”... Read more
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The Christian Post
Lecrae Helps UVA Students Who Don't Feel Safe Transfer Out of Charlottesvillegathered in Charlotesville for what they called the "Unite the Right" rally in
The Christian Post / Posted 39 minutes ago
gathered in Charlotesville for what they called the "Unite the Right" rally in order to protest the removal of the Robert E. Lee confederate statue. Amid chants of "white lives matter" from white nationalists attending UVA and non-students,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Florida leaders: No plans to remove Confederate memorialsportraits, statues and art creating controversy. In Lee County, the NAACP call
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 40 minutes ago
portraits, statues and art creating controversy. In Lee County, the NAACP called for the removal of a portrait of Robert E. Lee in a confederate uniform hanging in commission chambers. "We have a representative government," Governor Scott... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Poll shows strong disapproval of how Trump responded to Charlottesville violencethe Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington an
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 50 minutes ago
the Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson with Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The Unite the Right rally had been organized as a protest of the Charlottesville City... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Governor McAuliffe likely to submit bill to remove Richmond's Lee monumentGovernor McAuliffe says he is likely to submit a bill before leaving office tha
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 57 minutes ago
Governor McAuliffe says he is likely to submit a bill before leaving office that would enable the removal of the Robert E. Lee monument on Monument Avenue in Richmond. After the deadly violence at a protest over the plan to remove the Robert E. Lee... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Poll shows strong disapproval of how Trump responded to Charlottesville violencethe Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington an
Sun-Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
the Civil War. In doing so, Trump equated Founding Fathers George Washington and Thomas Jefferson with Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The Unite the Right rally had been organized as a protest of the Charlottesville City... Read more
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The Star
A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments - Reuters/Ipsos polldivided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the
The Star / Posted an hour ago
divided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally was organised by white nationalists and drew members of the Ku Klux... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Lawmaker renews push to replace Confederate statue in U.S. Capitolrally this month in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly. A plan to re
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted an hour ago
rally this month in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly. A plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee helped spur the rally. The National Statuary Hall allows each state to be represented by the likenesses of two... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
University of Texas in Austin removes Confederate statueswasn't the first prominent school to take down such monuments - Duke University
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
wasn't the first prominent school to take down such monuments - Duke University removed a damaged Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue Saturday - but its stature as one of the country's largest public universities could influence others.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Pitts: Charlottesville didn’t spring from nowhereTrump Tower in New York City, President Trump explains to the media that he thi
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
Trump Tower in New York City, President Trump explains to the media that he thinks removing statues like the one of Gen. Robert E. Lee rewrites history. He also says there were many types of 'bad people' to blame for the violence in Virginia. USA... Read more
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Reuters
A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments: Reuters/Ipsos polldivided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
divided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. Workers remove Texas Governor James Stephen Hogg and Confederate Postmaster... Read more
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dna
A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments - Reuters/Ipsos polldivided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the
dna / Posted an hour ago
divided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally was organised by white nationalists and drew members of the Ku Klux... Read more
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dna
A majority of Americans want to preserve Confederate monuments -Reuters/Ipsos polldivided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the
dna / Posted an hour ago
divided over the deadly "Unite the Right" rally that was called to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally was organized by white nationalists and drew members of the Ku Klux... Read more
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The Morning Call
Story about Robert E. Lee biasedNot content with the moving of a monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee, Associated Pre
The Morning Call / Posted an hour ago
Not content with the moving of a monument to Gen. Robert E. Lee, Associated Press reporter Russell Contreras has to try to tear down Lee's reputation as a man and soldier. Why have a monument to so base a man and so mediocre a soldier as Lee, his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'San Antonio Stands Against White Supremacy' event planned at city council meetingtold mySA.com that the "face" of the movement started with the Travis Park's "O
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
told mySA.com that the "face" of the movement started with the Travis Park's "Our Confederate Dead" statue and Robert E. Lee School, "but the roots run much deeper." "People of African and Native American descent have been... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Franklin Council to make statement about Confederate memorialA monument honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Franklin was removed last
Dayton Daily News / Posted an hour ago
A monument honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Franklin was removed last week by the city. STAFF FILE Franklin City Council will be making a statement about the removal of a 90-year-old monument honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee at its... Read more
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The Hill
Dems press Mattis to rename military bases honoring Confederate leadershad originally planned to gather there to protest the city council's decision t
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
had originally planned to gather there to protest the city council's decision to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. The city of Baltimore took down four Confederate statues overnight last week, while a statue of the Supreme... Read more
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The Christian Post
62 Nebraska Pastors Sign Anti-Racism Statement Calling White Supremacy 'Blatantly Sinful'violence broke out at a white supremacist rally called "Unite the Right" in sup
The Christian Post / Posted an hour ago
violence broke out at a white supremacist rally called "Unite the Right" in support of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia. One person was killed and nearly 20 injured when a Neo-Nazi sympathizer crashed... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Texas college could influence other Confederate statue moveswasn't the first prominent school to take down such monuments - Duke University
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted an hour ago
wasn't the first prominent school to take down such monuments - Duke University removed a damaged Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue Saturday - but its stature as one of the country's largest public universities could influence others.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Franklin Council to make statement about Confederate memorialA monument honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Franklin was removed last
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted an hour ago
A monument honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Franklin was removed last week by the city. STAFF FILE Franklin City Council will be making a statement about the removal of a 90-year-old monument honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee at its... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Solar eclipse from NBC12's rooftopreacts to governor's ban of protests at Lee MonumentRichmond reacts to governor
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted an hour ago
reacts to governor's ban of protests at Lee MonumentRichmond reacts to governor's ban of protests at Lee Monument Robert E. Lee statue on Monument Avenue (Source: NBC12) As of Friday, anyone taking to Richmond's Lee Monument in protest... Read more
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NBC New York
Statue in Central Park Reignites Controversythey say their call has gotten a boost from Charlottesville. The recent clash
NBC New York / Posted 2 hours ago
they say their call has gotten a boost from Charlottesville. The recent clash over the proposed removal of a monument to Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville has ignited debate over all tributes to the Confederacy, including in New York City. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
August 21, 2017share blame for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the site of c
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
share blame for the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the site of clashes over a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Authorities say one person was killed when a white nationalist rammed counterprotesters with his car. LePage... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Virginia gov 'most likely' to pursue Lee statue removal-- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday he will most likely submit legisla
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
-- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday he will most likely submit legislation to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's iconic Monument Avenue. He also told reporters he is considering measures to prevent people... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Virginia gov 'most likely' to pursue Lee statue removal(AP) -- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he is "most likely" to submit legisl
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
(AP) -- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he is "most likely" to submit legislation to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Richmond's iconic Monument Avenue. The Democratic governor also told reporters Monday that he is... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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The News & Observer
Solar Eclipse: The Cherokee celebrate the 'great frog' eating the sunHer son who is 9 is at left. She did not want to provide his name. Video: Vand
The News & Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
Her son who is 9 is at left. She did not want to provide his name. Video: Vandals struck the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee outside Duke Chapel on Duke University’s campus sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday Aug. 17,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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Daily Mail
Petition aims to replace Confederate obelisk with Missy Elliott statuewhite nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, which came in reaction to efforts
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, which came in reaction to efforts to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. This weekend, the University Of Texas in Austin took down four of them, while Duke University in Durham,... Read more
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The Hill
Trump’s lawyer has morphed into his political advocateagree with Trump to his side? If Dowd wants to help his client, emailing that
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
agree with Trump to his side? If Dowd wants to help his client, emailing that “there is literally no difference between” Robert E. Lee and George Washington seems not the way to go. That seems more likely to make Dowd himself sound like a hired... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Six Flags brings down Confederate flagshalf ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
half ago. White nationalists, some waving Confederate flags, converged there to protest the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. One attendee was charged with killing a counter-protester, Heather Heyer. Confederate flags and monuments... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Crisp: Are Washington and Jefferson next?equivocal Charlottesville, Va., press conference last week, he raised a questio
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
equivocal Charlottesville, Va., press conference last week, he raised a question worth consideration: “This week it’s Robert E. Lee. I noticed that Stonewall Jackson is coming down. I wonder is it George Washington next week, and is it Thomas... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Nevada student captured in photo of Charlottesville rallywas a participant in the Charlottesville, Virginia, rally that protested the re
Nevada Appeal / Posted 2 hours ago
was a participant in the Charlottesville, Virginia, rally that protested the removal of the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Corum works for the Anadolu Agency, a news agency in Turkey, the Reno Gazette-Journal reports. Corum has... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
University of Texas in Austin removes Robert E. Lee statueAUSTIN, Texas (AP) - - The University of Texas quickly removed statues of Rober
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 hours ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - - The University of Texas quickly removed statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures overnight from the main area of the Austin campus early Monday, just hours after the school's president ordered they be... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Fans want Missy Elliott statue to replace Confederate monumentrally held in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally was sparked by the call to
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 hours ago
rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rally was sparked by the call to preserve a monument of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Violence broke out and Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a man attending the rally plowed a car into a group... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Use wisdom when reacting to bigotsIt’s about his own bigotry. He lacks a fundamental understanding of history, of
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 3 hours ago
It’s about his own bigotry. He lacks a fundamental understanding of history, of why a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is more offensive to African-Americans than statues of slave-holders George Washington or Thomas Jefferson. In... Read more
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