Duke University Takes Down Vandalized Robert E. Lee Statue

Education | 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

‘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’

Amazon Announces 'Black America,' The Alt-History Show That's Woke

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
You must decide what you think about this show, even though you haven't seen it

Virginia High School Decides To Trash Its Confederate General Name

Education | Rob Shimshock
Counter-protesters protest a flag raising event held in protest of the the Confederate flag's removal from the S.C. State House in 2015 (Shutterstock/Crush Rush)

‘Obviously one of the deepest issues this board or any board in the nation can face’

People Aren't Being Very Civil About 'Confederate,' HBO's New Show

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
Everything is racist

Florida City Decides To Rename Confederate Streets

US | Rob Shimshock
Confederate battle flag hoisted during a rally held by Sons of Confederate Veterans in Shawnee, Oklahoma, U.S. March 4, 2017. REUTERS/Nick Oxford - RTS11GY4

‘It is time to change the names and the time is now’

St. Louis And Museum Agree To Remove Confederate Monument

Politics | 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)

The museum will have to pay for its removal

Alabama Mayor Offers To Take The Confederate Statues New Orleans Tore Down

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

‘Everybody who’s approached me has said they think it’s a great idea’

St. Louis And Museum Argue Over Who Gets To Remove Confederate Monument

Politics | 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)

‘Our objective is the same…to immediately remove this historic monument’

Mayor Fights To Rename Streets To Be More Inclusive

US | Amber Randall
A statue of a Confederate soldier stands high above the crowd during a dedication ceremony in Brandenburg, Kentucky, U.S. May 29, 2017 for a Civil War Confederate Soldier Memorial recently removed from the campus of the University of Louisville. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

‘They’re trying to go above our heads’

St. Louis Begins Removing Confederate Monument [VIDEO]

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

‘We have the authority to regulate what is in our parks’

Dallas Councilman Blasts 'Racists' Who Want To Keep Confederate Monuments

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

‘This is an effort not to preserve history but to distort history’