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New Confederate monuments are going up and these are the people behind them
Since 2007, John Culpepper had been anticipating this moment: the unveiling of a statue to the common Confederate soldier in his hometown of Chickamauga, Georgia. In November of last year, three days before Donald Trump won the presidency, it became a reality



Georgia NAACP wants all Confederate symbols removed from public property
The Georgia chapter of the NAACP called on state officials Friday to remove all Confederate symbols from public property in response to last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia



Descendants of Civil War icons want Confederate statues to come down
The great-great grandchildren of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Stonewall Jackson have a message for those who adamantly want to preserve the Confederate leaders' monuments: Let it go



Fla. cop killed, another hurt in possible ambush
A Kissimmee police officer is dead and a sergeant is in "grave critical condition" after a shooting that may have been an ambush, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell said



Trump applauds Boston protesters for 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'
President Donald Trump tweeted his support for the Boston Police Department's handling of a self-described free speech rally and counterprotest march that brought thousands to the city's downtown Saturday, adding that he applauded "the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate.



Secret Service investigating lawmaker's post
The US Secret Service is investigating comments made online by a Missouri state lawmaker who reportedly said she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated



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