Lawyer Sides With School That Suspended Student For Confederate Flag Hoodie

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)

‘It’s my First Amendment right’

Richmond Decides To Rename Its Last Confederate School

Education | Rob Shimshock
Pictured is a statue of J.E.B. Stuart. (Shutterstock/Lisa Girdley)

‘These names reflect the segregated past’

Confederate Memorials Under Attack 153 Years After Appomattox

US | 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 | Confederate Memorials Under Attack

Alleged vandals got off scot-free

Confederate General Street Names Scrubbed From Florida City

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Montgomery, Alabama, USA - January 20, 2018: Close up of the statues representing the Confederate Navy and Confederate Infantry on the Confederate Memorial Monument at the Alabama State Capital. (Shutterstock/JNix)

‘None of us wanted this’

Robert E. Lee’s Head Scratched Out On Confederate Plaque

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The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, U.S., September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘My people were sold here back in the day’

New Orleans Mayor Gets JFK Courage Award For Removing Confederate Statues

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New Orleans, Louisiana/USA: May 16, 2017: The Beauregard statue in New Orleans, Louisiana. This Confederate monument is to be removed by the City in the near future. (Shutterstock/Siouxsnapp)

‘Mayor Landrieu’s courage stands out brightly’

Attempted Confederate Statue Bomber Pleads Guilty

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Montgomery, Alabama, USA - March 18, 2017: Alabama Confederate Monument on Capitol Hill in Montgomery, Alabama with statues of confederate soldiers from the four branches of military service. (Shutterstock/JNix)

He tried to ‘damage the statue significantly’

Residents Urge North Carolina To Keep Confederate Statues

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‘The question must be asked: Where does it stop?’

Baltimore Renames Part Of Confederate Park For Harriet Tubman, Months After Removing Monuments

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The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, U.S., September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Shouldn’t be a debate that’s gripping this city’

Judge: Charlottesville Must Take Shrouds Off Confederate Statues

US | Rob Shimshock
Workers replace the black tarp with which the City of Charlottesville covered the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee after John Miska (not shown) attempted to remove the covering in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Justin Ide

Moore gave Charlottesville 15 days to remove the tarps

UNC Profs Threaten To Destroy Confederate Monument Unless It's Taken Down

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

‘We do not fear arrest’

Vandals Who Destroyed Confederate Monument Get Off Scot-Free

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The Robert E. Lee statue stands in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va. (Shutterstock/Katherine Welles)

‘Would be a misuse of state resources’

Virginia Schools Apparently Would Rather Have Incredibly Boring Names Than Confederate Ones

Education | 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

‘If you keep the names the way they are, you can tell the kids why’

Texas Committee Votes To Keep Confederate Statue, But Add Anti-Slavery Plaque And Kiosks

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

‘I’m almost afraid the kiosks will make it less of an art piece’

Florida Ditches Capitol's Confederate Statue For Civil Rights Leader

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Pictured is another statue of Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith at the St. Augustine Historical Society in Florida. (Photo Credit: YouTube/Bruce Merwin)

‘We don’t need to bestow dishonor in order to honor’

Judge Orders That Memphis Confederate Statues Can't Be Sold

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A monument to former U.S. Vice President and Confederate General John Cabell Breckinridge stands outside the Old Courthouse in Lexington, Ky., August 15, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

‘Outrage the city took the statues down in the first place’

Individual Cities Could Take Down Confederate Monuments Under Virginia Bill

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

‘We can’t change our history’

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’