Robert E Lee

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Donald Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacy

Donald Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacy

Donald Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacy

The US President has released a statement saying he opposes 'hatred, bigotry, and racism in all forms'

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Charlottesville council votes to remove another confederate general statue

Charlottesville city leaders vote to remove another Confederate statue

Charlottesville city leaders vote to remove another Confederate statue

Councillor unanimously voted to remove a statue of Confederate General Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Charlottesville: ESPN removes commentator from football coverage as his name is Robert Lee

Charlottesville: ESPN removes commentator from football coverage as his name is Robert Lee

ESPN removes commentator from Virginia coverage as his name is Robert Lee

ESPN says it made the decision whilst protests in Charlottesville were unfolding

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Confederate monument removed in Maryland in ongoing nationwide crackdown

Another Confederate monument removed in Baltimore as post-Charlottesville crackdown continues

Another Confederate statue removed as post-Charlottesville crackdown continues

The monument is the latest to be removed after calls were renewed in the wake of the Charlottesville incident

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Charlottesville: 'Donald Trump was right to condemn both the alt-left and alt-right'

Charlottesville: Robert E Lee protest leader says 'you have to have freedom of hate speech'

Charlottesville: Protest leader says 'we need freedom of hate speech'

Frank Earnest, part of the Virginia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, also says Britain can't wash its hands of slavery

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tensions remain high after the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville

Charlottesville: 'We could have 1,000 more battles like this' says Robert E Lee statue defender

We could have 1,000 more Charlottesvilles, says Confederate veterans' spokesman

Frank Earnest also says Lee was 'our Churchill' and South faces 'its own Kristallnacht' if things don't im,prove

Baltimore authorities remove Confederate statues overnight

Robert E Lee statue removed in Baltimore as Charlottesville backlash continues

Robert E Lee statue removed in Baltimore as Charlottesville backlash continues

Two busts depicting Roger B. Taney and both Robert E. Lee and Thomas. J. Jackson were removed early on Wednesday

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Jason Kessler is seen during his aborted press conference

Charlottesville protest organiser Jason Kessler tries to justify murder: 'Protesters attacked the car first'

Charlottesville protest leader says 'protesters attacked car before murder'

America First figurehead also blames police for violence and says event was 'peaceful'

Twitter account attempts to name and shame white supremacists marching in Charlottesville

Charlottesville crisis: Twitter account names and shames white supremacists

Twitter account attempts to name and shame white supremacists

A Twitter account is calling on others to help name those seen in photos of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Anti-KKK protestors arrested following clash with police

Police use tear gas to break up KKK protests in Virginia

Police use tear gas to break up KKK protests in Virginia

Police used tear gas against the protestors to try and disperse the crowd

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Arkansas governor signs bill to split up Martin Luther King Jr and Robert E Lee holidays

After 32 years, Arkansas finally separates holidays for Martin Luther King and slave-owning Civil War commander

No more joint holidays for Martin Luther King and Southern Civil War hero

The state will also increase education about the two men, this leaves only two US states celebrating the two people on the same day