Confederate Monuments

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Charlottesville city council Tuesday took the first steps to yet again change the name of the downtown parks at the center of August 12th’s white supremacist rally.

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Lawmakers in Richmond say all those Confederate monuments in Virginia are staying where they are. Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.

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Law enforcement's response to a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia last summer failed on multiple fronts, an independent review released Friday found.

Monument Avenue Commission Gets Back to Work

Nov 14, 2017
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Three months after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Richmond’s Monument Avenue Commission has deemed it time to get back to work. They held a meeting Tuesday evening at the Library of Virginia.

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If you had asked Virginians a year ago what topics would dominate the race for Governor, Confederate monuments might not have topped the list. But a rally in Charlottesville changed everything. Now, Confederate monuments have become a flashpoint in the race for Virginia’s next Governor.

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