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Northam: Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond to come down “as soon as possible” 4 others to be removed, too

USAToday reports the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has towered over this Virginia city for more than 100 years will be removed “as soon as possible,” Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday. The news came after days of protest surrounding the Lee statue and other Confederate monuments on the city’s Monument Avenue, sparked […]