Published On: Wed, Sep 8th, 2021
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Massive statue of Robert E. Lee removed, after towering over Virginia capital for 100 years

Confederate Monument Richmond

One of the largest Confederate monuments in the U.S. came down Wednesday as workers removed a figure of Gen. Robert E. Lee that towered over Virginia’s capital city for more than a century and became a target of protesters seeking to abolish symbols of racial injustice.

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