All posts tagged "confederate"

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    Confederate statues belong in museums

    By Megan Brewer — The recent white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Virginia ended violently and became the eye opener America needed. The event started when nationalists organized a protest against the removal of Confederate general Robert E....

    • Posted August 21, 2017
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    Confederate statue moving to Brandenburg

    By Kyeland Jackson — Construction crews began dismantling U of L’s controversial Confederate statue Saturday. The statue has a new home: Brandenburg, Kentucky. Mayor Greg Fischer’s office announced the move in a news release Nov.15, stating the...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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    Debate on Confederate monument re-location begins

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s infamous Confederate monument could move as far as an hour southwest from campus. Reported by The Courier-Journal, about two dozen appealed to Mayor Greg Fischer’s art commission Monday, trying to move...

    • Posted July 25, 2016
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  • Sparks fly at Confederate statue forum

    By Kyeland Jackson — The debate between Pan-African Studies Chair Ricky Jones and statue advocates quickly inflamed today during a forum on the Confederate minument adjacent to campus. Meeting downtown as part of the louisville forum series,...

    • Posted June 8, 2016
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