January 17, 2022

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Virginia to dismantle pedestal where Robert E. Lee statue stood in Richmond – The Washington Post

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The broad circle around it morphed into a round-the-clock civic forum, with speeches, gospel choirs, a vegetable garden, voter registration tents and even pickup basketball games at hoops hauled onto the grass. At night, though, the vibe often changed, with armed protesters sometimes engaging in conflict with Confederate legacy defenders. Residents reported hearing regular gunshots, but there were few injuries.

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