US – Albert Pike statue Downtown Needs to Be Removed


US - Albert Pike statue Downtown Needs to Be Removed

(by Claire Savage and Anisa Holmes, NBC Washingrton, August 19, 2019)

 

Two years after the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, the battle to remove a Confederate statue in downtown D.C. has been renewed.
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton reintroduced a bill to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Albert Pike near Judiciary Square on July 30.
“[Gen. Albert Pike] was a Confederate general who served dishonorably and was forced to resign in disgrace,” Norton said in a statement, adding that…

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US - Albert Pike statue Downtown Needs to Be Removed

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