North Carolina County Slashes Funding To Volunteer Fire Dept Over Confederate Flag

US | Rob Shimshock
Trevor Jackson displays a Confederate flag during a rally held by Sons of Confederate Veterans in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S. March 4, 2017. "They are veterans and deserve to be honored," said Jackson. (Photo: REUTERS/Nick Oxford)

‘Outweighs the few people that choose to be offended’

Florida City Wipes Confederate Names Off Streets

US | Rob Shimshock
The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee sits at the center of the park formerly dedicated to him, the site of recent violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. August 18, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘It’s been over 15 years’

Accused Confederate Monument Topplers Get All Felony Charges Dropped

US | Rob Shimshock
Protesters tear down a statue of a Confederate soldier in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: YouTube/NBC4 WCMH-TV Columbus)

Protesters began kicking and spitting on the monument

Mayor Won't March In Veterans Day Parade Because Of Confederate Flag

US | Rob Shimshock
Trevor Jackson displays a Confederate flag during a rally held by Sons of Confederate Veterans in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S. March 4, 2017. "They are veterans and deserve to be honored," said Jackson. (Photo: REUTERS/Nick Oxford)

‘There are people in our community that feel great pain’

Cop Fired After Wearing Confederate Underwear Gets $55,000 Settlement

US | Rob Shimshock
Trevor Jackson displays a Confederate flag during a rally held by Sons of Confederate Veterans in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S. March 4, 2017. "They are veterans and deserve to be honored," said Jackson. (Photo: REUTERS/Nick Oxford)

The North Charleston police department declined to reinstate him

City Votes Unanimously To Rename Three Confederate Schools For $40,000

Education | Rob Shimshock
Trevor Jackson displays a Confederate flag during a rally held by Sons of Confederate Veterans in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S. March 4, 2017. "They are veterans and deserve to be honored," said Jackson. (Photo: REUTERS/Nick Oxford)

‘I hope to use it as a teachable moment for our students’

'Johnny Reb' Confederate Statue Vandalized In Norfolk

US | Rob Shimshock
Damage is seen to the face of a statue of Confederate commander General Robert E. Lee at Duke University's Duke Chapel in Durham, North Carolina, U.S. August 17, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS1C941

‘#2 BETTER LUCK NEVER’

Massachusetts To Remove Its Only Confederate Memorial

US | Rob Shimshock
Monument honoring Confederate soldiers in Montgomery, Alabama (Shutterstock/JNix)

‘Do not support liberty and equality’

UVA Gets Rid Of Historic Plaques Because They Feature Confederate Soldiers' Names

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘This was a symbolic gesture’

POLL: Majority Of UVA Students Support Removing Lee Statue, Renaming Confederate Parks

Education | Rob Shimshock
The Rotunda glows at night at the University of Virginia. (Shutterstock/Felix Lipov)

Forty percent agreed with mandatory training on white supremacy and Thomas Jefferson

Poll: Clear Majority Want To Keep Confederate Statues

US | Rob Shimshock
A 60 ft (18 m) tall monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee towers over a traffic circle in New Orleans, Louisiana June 24, 2015. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday morning called for the replacement of the statue. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

More respondents oppose the alt-right than Antifa

School Bans Confederate Symbols After 2 Dozen Students Wear Them

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘For many people, that flag stands for racism’

Black Leaders Demand State Take Down A Jefferson Davis Statue

US | Amber Randall
The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee sits at the center of the park formerly dedicated to him, the site of recent violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. August 18, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘State tribute to a traitor’

Georgia Rep. Makes Veiled Threat To Black Lawyer Over Confederate Statues

US | Amber Randall
The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee sits at the center of the park formerly dedicated to him, the site of recent violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S. August 18, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Don’t say I didn’t warn you’

Christopher Columbus Bust Beheaded In New York

US | Rob Shimshock
A view of the statue of Cristobal Colon (Christopher Columbus) in Madrid, Spain, March 7, 2016. REUTERS/Paul Hanna - RTSA1D6

It was found discarded beside a plastic bag

Removing Richmond's Confederate Monuments Could Cost Taxpayers $3 Million A Year

US | Rob Shimshock
Robert E. Lee statue (Shutterstock/MGS)

‘That group that hit Charlottesville did us no favors’

Hundreds Protest Confederate Statue At UNC

Education | Rob Shimshock
Police wearing riot gear guard a statue of a Confederate soldier nicknamed Silent Sam on the campus of the University of North Carolina during a demonstration for its removal in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S. August 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS1CWNO

‘Celebrates the subjugation of black and brown people’

Kentucky Town Offers To Take Confederate Statues From 'Whiny Babies'

US | Rob Shimshock
Jefferson Davis statue, one of four since-torn down Confederate statues in New Orleans Louisiana, U.S., April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Ben Depp

‘…they’re a bunch of whiny babies’

Duke University Takes Down Vandalized Robert E. Lee Statue

Education | Rob Shimshock

‘We have a responsibility to come together’