The Story Behind The Lee Statue In Richmond

By Peter Rachleff, Progressive.org. -

Since the May 25 murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Virginia, erected in 1890, has been a focus of protests, graffiti, and public pressure calling for [...]

How To Effectively And Safely Topple A Statue Using Science

By James Stout, Popular Mechanics. -

From Bristol, England to Birmingham, Alabama, people all over the world have been grappling with the legacy of racism by tossing their grappling hooks around the heads of problematic [...]

Confederate Monuments In Richmond Coming Down

By The Virginia Defender. -

Richmond, VA, June 3 -- The Virginia Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality, an all-volunteer, grassroots organization that since 2007, on the 200th anniversary of the birth of the [...]

UNC Student Who Poured Blood And Ink On Silent Sam Confederate Statue Found Guilty

By Virginia Bridges, Newsobserver.com -

HILLSBOROUGH - UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student Maya Little has said all along that she smeared her blood and ink on the Silent Sam Confederate statue on April 30. So the question Little’s [...]

Read The Moving Letter The Descendant Of A Racist Confederate Leader Wrote In Support Of Anti-Racist Activists

By Kali Holloway, Independentmediainstitute.org -

Meg Yarnell, the great-great-great-granddaughter of Julian Carr, is calling for academic and criminal charges to be dropped against Maya Little and other anti-racist activists who have been [...]

How The Confederate Statue Came Down In Chapel Hill

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Silent Sam has been a flashpoint for anti-racist struggle for at least fifty years. It was donated to the university and erected in 1913 during the Jim Crow era by the United Daughters of the [...]