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 ..

New Orleans begins to remove second Confederate monument

CNN(CNN) Under heavy police presence, crews began to take down the statue of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans early Thursday morning. It’s the second Confederate monument to come down after the New Orleans city council voted …New Orleans mayor: Why I’m taking down my city’s Confederate monuments ..

New Orleans Removes Beauregard Statue, and Subdued Crowds Look On

New York TimesA statue of Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, a Confederate general born just outside the city, being prepared for removal from its pedestal at City Park in New Orleans on Tuesday night. The monument is to be crated and stored at an undisclosed …In free societies, monuments to tyranny have no place ..

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 ..

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. PGT Beauregard statue is 3rd New Orleans monument to be taken down

USA TODAYNEW ORLEANS — Police began moving pro-monument supporters away from the bronze equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance to City Park on Tuesday evening in preparation for its removal. A short time later massive …In free societies, monuments to tyranny have no place ..

New Orleans begins removal of third Confederate monument

CBS NewsMasked city workers in New Orleans began dismantling a massive horseback statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard late Tuesday as the city attempts to rid itself of public works that celebrate the memory of the Confederacy, officials said. The In free societies, monuments to tyranny have no place ..

PGT Beauregard Confederate statue comes down in New Orleans

CNN(CNN) The City of New Orleans early Wednesday removed one of the two remaining Confederate monuments that had been scheduled to come down. The equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard honors the military leader …New Orleans Removes Beauregard Statue, and Subdued Crowds Look On ..

White Nationalist Leads Torch-Bearing Protesters Against Removal of Confederate Statue

NBCNews.comA torch-wielding mob chanting racist slogans descended on a Charlottesville, Virginia, park Saturday evening, to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. Chanting “All White Lives Matter,” and “No More Brother Wars,” the crowd, which said they Torch-Wielding White Supremacists Chanted ‘Russia Is Our Friend’ At A Virginia Confederate Monument Rally ..