'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


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
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
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. REUTERS/Nick Oxford - RC1DA9D711D0

‘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’

Statue Of Slave Emancipator Abraham Lincoln Burned In Chicago

US | Rob Shimshock
Abraham Lincoln monument in Washington, DC (Shutterstock/Oomka)

‘What an absolute disgraceful act of vandalism’

POLL: Most Voters Want Confederate Statues To Remain

US | Henry Rodgers
Municipal workers attempt to remove paint from a monument dedicated to Confederate soldier John B. Castleman that was vandalized late Saturday night in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS1BT9U

‘Only 27 percent of the participants believe the statues should be removed’

Navy 'Unlikely' To Change Ship Named After Confederate Victory

World | Saagar Enjeti
PHILIPPINE SEA (June 18, 2016) The guided-missile cruisers USS Shiloh (CG 67) and USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) transit the Philippine Sea. Providing a ready force supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Shiloh and Chancellorsville are operating as part of the Ronald Reagan Strike Group on a regularly scheduled 7th Fleet patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan J. Batchelder/Released)

‘Historic names represent individuals, not causes or ideologies’

Trump Comes Out In Defense Of Confederate Statues

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn after arriving via Marine One at the White House in Washington, U.S. August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Sad to see’

Baltimore Swiftly Removes Statues, Struggles To Fix Homicide Issue

US | Amber Randall
Angel Selah (L) and local artist PFK Boom gather to remember Freddie Gray and all victims of police violence during a rally outside city hall in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

‘Nobody kill anybody’

CNN's Acosta: Trump's Comments Are 'Almost White Nationalist-Lite'

Politics | Heather Hunter

President ‘needs to go back to History 101’