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Destroying America’s Racist Past: Protesters Take Down Confederate And Imperialist Statues
1. Confederate Soldiers and Sailors MonumentSource:Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun/Tribune News Service via Getty Images 1 of 9
2. Robert E. Lee statueSource:Photo by Ryan M. Kelly / AFP) (Photo by RYAN M. KELLY/AFP via Getty Images 2 of 9
3. Confederate general Albert PikeSource:Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images 3 of 9
4. Charles Linn of the Confederate Navy
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Charles Linn raised funds for the Confederate war effort by running the Union blockade and trading cotton to England and Cuba.— Resist Programming 🛰 (@RzstProgramming) June 1, 2020
Today, his statue was torn down. May it never go back up. pic.twitter.com/4kK6cdN6br
5. Robert E. Lee statue in front of Robert E. Lee High School5 of 9
6. Portsmouth Confederate monument6 of 9
7. Confederate General Williams Carter Wickham
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The statue of Confederate General Williams Carter Wickham in Monroe Park lays beside its base, covered in paint. pic.twitter.com/D6EgslhpS7— The Commonwealth Times (@theCT) June 7, 2020
8. North Carolina Confederate monument
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N Carolina Protesters Hang Confederate Statue From Post Protesters in North Carolina’s capital have pulled down parts of a Confederate monument and hanged one of the toppled statues from a light post. https://t.co/B4PlsQEAO9 #USNews #USRC pic.twitter.com/HBi8hdlU9x— Top U.S. & World News🗽 (@USRealityCheck) June 20, 2020
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