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Demonstrators and spectators gather around a toppled Confederate statue known as Silent Sam Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 at UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

The University of North Carolina is giving a pro-Confederate group $2.5 million to preserve a white supremacist monument toppled by students

The University of North Carolina is giving the North Carolina Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans $2.5 million following a lawsuit settlement.

Schools named after Robert E. Lee are renaming themselves after other famous Lees to avoid spending money on new signs

About 100 public schools in the United States are named after Confederate leaders, most commonly Robert E. Lee.
Photos posted to the Facebook page of a Charlotte, North Carolina, museum show fire damage to a statue of WWII Major General William C. Lee.

World War II museum blames ‘some jerk punk’ for setting fire to what they may have thought was a Confederate monument. It’s actually...

A North Carolina museum is accusing vandals of trying to burn a statue of a World War II veteran after mistaking it for a Confederate monument.

More than a year after Charlottesville, these cities across the US have torn down controversial Confederate monuments

In the year since a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville turned violent, dozens of cities have removed Confederate memorials from public spaces.
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TRUMP: I hope Virginia’s Republican nominee for governor wins so he can ‘save our great statues/heritage!’

President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that, should he win, Virginia's GOP gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie "might even save our great statues/heritage!"

The ‘capital of the Confederacy’ is bracing itself for the next battle over Confederate monuments

Mayor Levar Stoney said he would not allow Richmond to be threatened by "neo-Nazi thugs" and was ordering a commission to look at removing its monuments.

There are hundreds of Confederate monuments across the US — here’s when they were built

Most Confederate memorials were been built at times when supporters of the Confederacy likely felt threatened by the growth of racial equality.

Tony Dungy and Tampa Bay Rays, Buccaneers, and Lightning are donating to help cover the cost of relocating Confederate statue

The statue can only be moved if it's done without the use of public funds, so Tony Dungy stepped up and challenged the Tampa Bay sports teams to do the same.

A Georgia judge just resigned after comparing ‘nut cases tearing down monuments’ to ISIS

He said he didn't “see anything controversial” about the posts.

Trump voters are much more likely to support Confederate memorials than the GOP health care bill

70% of Trump voters support public memorials of Confederate leaders, but only 46% support the American Health Care Act.