Hurricane Laura Rips Down 'South's Defenders' Confederate Statue In Lake Charles
Protesters had asked the parish to remove the prominent memorial this summer, only to be turned away two weeks ago. Then came the hurricane.
Gaston County signed off on a plan this week to relocate a century-old Confederate monument.
Protesters in North Carolina's capital pulled down parts of a Confederate monument Friday night and hanged one of the toppled statues from a light post.
The owner of a former courthouse building in Winston-Salem where a Confederate statue sits is asking for its removal. This is in line with the wishes of the city.