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university of texas removes confederate statues


university of texas president greg fenves has ordered the immediate removal of statues of robert e. lee and other prominent confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-nazism."






university of texas removes confederate statues


university of texas president greg fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of robert e. lee and other prominent confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-nazism."






university of texas in austin removes confederate statues


university of texas president greg fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of robert e. lee and other prominent confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become "symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-nazism."






university of texas sued for removing confederate statues


the university of texas is being sued for removing four confederate statues from the main area of campus in austin. the sons of confederate veterans filed the lawsuit wednesday, three days after the statues were quickly taken down following a late-night order from university president greg fenves....






university of texas removes confederate statues


austin, texas (ap) — university of texas president greg fenves has ordered the immediate removal of statues of robert e. lee and other prominent confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become “symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-nazism.” fenves announced the move late sunday night as crews were in […]






university of texas removes confederate statues


austin, texas (ap) — university of texas president greg fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of robert e. lee and other prominent confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such monuments have become “symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-nazism.” fenves announced the move late sunday night as crews were in place […]






university of texas removes four confederate statues


texas university president says confederate statues are used by white supremacists as symbolism for hatred and bigotry.






texas university removes ‘white supremacy’ statues overnight


the university of texas at austin removed the statues of three confederate-era figures from a main area on campus on monday, saying they had become symbols of white supremacy and that they were taken down overnight to avoid confrontations. violence broke out in charlottesville, virginia, on aug. 12 ...






u of texas takes down 4 confederate statues


university president gregory fenves said he had considered the historical and cultural significance of four confederate statues on campus - depicting confederate gen. robert e. lee, albert sidney johnston, john reagan and former texas governor james stephen hogg - but concluded they were "severely compromised by what they symbolize."






texas college could influence other confederate statue moves


the university of texas' abrupt decision to remove confederate statues in the middle of the night after the violence in charlottesville, virginia, raises the question of whether other public universities, cities and towns across the state will follow its lead.






city removes 2nd of 4 confederate statues in new orleans


workers thursday morning removed the statue of confederate president jefferson davis in new orleans, the second of four confederate monuments slated for removal in a contentious, months-long process that has sparked protests on both sides.






university of texas removes confederate statues from campus


university president decided that four statues, including one honoring robert e. lee, would be removed. three will be added to a museum collection.        






new orleans removes 2nd of 4 confederate statues before dawn


workers wearing bulletproof vests and helmets removed the statue of confederate president jefferson davis in new orleans before dawn thursday as police officers encircled the monument and kept watch on protesters.






pence says confederate statues are state, local decision


washington (ap) — vice president mike pence says state and local authorities should make decisions about confederate statues, and he calls himself “someone who believes in more monuments, not less monuments.” as for the fate of confederate statues at the u.s. capitol, pence says it’s up to states to pick the figures represented. he tells […]






debate over confederate statues: are they artifacts or works of art?


artists and preservationists debate the rush to remove confederate statues — and draw a distinction between the current conflict and the walker's “scaffold” controversy.






mississippi statues at us capitol up for discussion


jackons, miss. (ap) — mississippi gov. phil bryant says he’d be willing to talk about possibly replacing the statues that represent the state in the u.s. capitol in washington. currently, mississippi is represented by statues of confederate president jefferson davis and confederate politician j.z. george. many would like to see other famous mississipians, such as […]






what will new orleans do with the confederate statues?


now that new orleans has removed three prominent confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy, what should it do with them?






lexington mayor asks cemetery to take confederate statues


lexington, ky. (ap) — the mayor of kentucky’s second-largest city is proposing that two confederate statues be moved to the lexington cemetery where the men honored by the memorials are buried. lexington mayor jim gray is asking the lexington cemetery’s board to consider accepting statues honoring confederate officers john hunt morgan and john c. breckinridge. […]






protesters clash over removal of confederate statues


the imminent removal of three confederate statues was met with protests sunday in new orleans. more than 700 people were present at the demonstrations, some of whom believed the monuments stood for white supremacy while others argued that they merely represented the storied history of the south. the...






poll: most americans don’t want confederate statues torn down


a new poll shows most americans, including a plurality of african-americans, oppose efforts to tear down statues honoring confederate soldiers.






what will new orleans do with the confederate statues?


new orleans (ap) — now that new orleans has removed three prominent confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy, what should it do with them? the city will receive proposals from groups that want to take three of the monuments — the last is tied up in legal issues — and display them. plans […]






wrapped: charlottesville covers confederate statues in black


workers in charlottesville draped giant black covers over two statues of confederate generals on wednesday to symbolize the city's mourning for a woman killed while protesting a white nationalist rally.






lexington mayor asks cemetery to take confederate statues


the mayor of kentucky's second-largest city is proposing that two confederate statues be moved to the lexington cemetery where the men honored by the memorials are buried.






emails to lawmakers: anger over removing confederate statues


baton rouge, la. (ap) — one by one, the four confederate-era monuments came down in new orleans, removed because of outrage by those who saw reminders of slavery and white supremacy chiseled in their faces. but at least one louisiana lawmaker who argued against protecting such statues found her inbox flooded with emails overwhelmingly in […]






emails show some support for louisiana’s confederate statues


baton rouge, la. (ap) — one by one, the four confederate-era monuments came down in new orleans, removed because of outrage by those who saw reminders of slavery and white supremacy chiseled in their stone faces. but at least one louisiana lawmaker who argued earlier this year against protecting such statues found her inbox flooded […]






charlottesville to cover confederate statues in black fabric in sign of mourning


charlottesville, virginia, is planning to cover the statues of confederate gens. robert e. lee and thomas "stonewall" jackson in black fabric.






charlottesville to cover confederate statues in black fabric


charlottesville, va. (ap) — charlottesville, virginia, is planning to cover the statues of confederate gens. robert e. lee and thomas “stonewall” jackson in black fabric. the daily progress reports the city council voted unanimously early tuesday to shroud the statues in fabric to represent the city’s mourning of heather heyer. the 32-year-old woman was killed […]






emails show some support for louisiana's confederate statues


one by one, the four confederate-era monuments came down in new orleans, removed because of outrage by those who saw reminders of slavery and white supremacy chiseled in their stone faces. but at least one louisiana lawmaker who argued earlier this year against protecting such statues found her inbox flooded with emails overwhelmingly in support of the monuments staying put.






charlottesville to cover confederate statues after chaotic meeting


city councilors in charlottesville, virginia, voted unanimously on tuesday to cover two statues of confederate war heroes in black fabric after ejecting spectators from a chaotic council meeting as residents demanded answers over how a recent white nationalist rally turned deadly. many activists and...






fox news host: removing confederate statues is a plot ‘so country forgets democr


fox news host jesse watters lashed out at democrats over the weekend for opposing statues of confederate war “heroes.” in a controversial press conference last week, president donald trump defended people who marched with neo-nazis and white supremacists in charlottesville, virginia to p...






attacker kills 1, wounds 3 in stabbings at texas university


a student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people monday on the university of texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others before surrendering to police, authorities said.






alabama community building a monument for ‘unknown confederate soldiers’ as stat


an alabama community is building a monument for “unknown confederate soldiers” as statues disappear one by one as confederate statues around the country are being torn down, one alabama community is building a new monument. the memorial to “unknown confederate soldiers” will be unveiled later this m...






statue of general lee coming down in new orleans on friday


the city of new orleans will take down a prominent statue of confederate gen. robert e. lee on friday, completing the southern city's removal of four confederate-related statues that some called divisive. unlike the first three statues, city officials plan to take lee's statue down during the day,...






emergency responders: 1 dead in stabbings on university of texas campus, 3 trans


austin, texas (ap) — emergency responders: 1 dead in stabbings on university of texas campus, 3 transported with possibly serious injuries.






charlottesville city council votes to shroud confederate statues in black


the charlottesville city council decided early tuesday morning to shroud the statues of two confederate generals in black, capping a long and emotional public meeting that erupted into chaos more than once as residents expressed their anger over a white nationalist rally last weekend. the vote...