Statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is set for removal from perch in New Orleans

Los Angeles TimesGen. Robert E. Lee stood erect, arms crossed defensively over his chest, as workers in masks and protective vests gathered with power tools Friday to oust him from his prominent 133-year perch in the heart of New Orleans. Just after dawn, a removal Robert E. Lee Topples From His Pedestal ..

Tempers Flare Over Removal of Confederate Statues in New Orleans

New Orleans police officers guarding a statue of Jefferson Davis, which the city plans to remove soon. Credit Annie Flanagan for The New York Times. NEW ORLEANS — For Malcolm Suber, the Confederate monuments that dot this Deep South city stand for …Tensions rise as New Orleans prepares to topple Confederate monuments See Similar Threads…Tempers Flare Over Removal of Confederate Statues in New Orleans – New York Times

New Orleans sued over planned removal of Confederate statue

(CNN) A divisive statue of Confederate military leader Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard won’t go down without a legal fight. Longtime resident Richard Marksbury is suing New Orleans and seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the city from …Tempers Flare Over Removal of Confederate Statues in New Orleans See Similar Threads…New Orleans sued over planned removal of Confederate statue – CNN

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee statue coming down in New Orleans: Live updates

NOLA.comThe last of four Confederate monuments New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu wants removed from public property, the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee, is set to spend just a few more hours looking to the north from its 60-foot column as crews prepare to remove Statue of General Lee coming down in New Orleans on Friday ..

Rep: Sorry for using ‘lynch’ over Confederate statue removal

Washington PostJACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments. Republican state Rep. Karl Oliver of Winona had said in a Facebook post that the destruction of monuments is …GOP lawmaker: Politicians in favor of tearing down Confederate symbols should be ‘lynched’ ..