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Charlottesville City Council to Vote on Removal of Stonewall Jackson Statue

2017-09-05 3 Dailymotion

On Tuesday night. the Charlottesville City Council in Virginia will vote on the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson from a local park. The vote comes just weeks after deadly violence broke out at a white nationalist rally in protest over the planned removal of another Confederate monument. The resolution under consideration Tuesday evening says the statues “have become flashpoints for white supremacist violence throughout the summer of 2017.

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