Virginia County Plans To Rename Lee Highway For Abolitionist
Mansion Once Home To Robert E. Lee Reopens After OverhaulThe Virginia mansion where Robert E. Lee once lived that now overlooks Arlington National Cemetery is open to the public again, after a $12 million rehabilitation and reinterpretation that includes an increased emphasis on those who were enslaved there.
Virginia High Court Hears Challenges To Robert E. Lee Statue RemovalA 131-year-old statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee took center stage Tuesday as the Supreme Court of Virginia heard arguments on whether the state has the right to take down the once-celebrated monument that is now widely seen as a symbol of white supremacy and Black oppression.
Suspect Pleads Guilty To Having Firearms At Robert E. Lee Statue Clash In VirginiaA man discovered with an assault rifle, a handgun and body armor following a confrontation with protestors at the Robert E. Lee statue in Virginia's capital has been charged with a federal firearms violation.
Virginia Governor Faces New Hurdle In Bid To Remove Lee StatueA judge dismissed a legal challenge Monday that had been blocking Virginia officials from removing a towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the state's capital city, but he immediately imposed another injunction against dismantling the figure.
Judge: No Immediate Ruling On Robert E. Lee Statue Removal In VirginiaAttorneys will be back in court Thursday for a hearing in a lawsuit challenging Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's plan to remove a giant Confederate statue in Virginia's capital city.
Crews Inspect Richmond's Lee Statue Ahead Of Planned RemovalCrews are being dispatched to the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond to inspect and analyze the statue before its planned removal. But state officials say the memorial will not be moved on Monday.
After Protests, Virginia Gov. Northam Orders Removal Of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee StatueVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday to remove one of the country's most iconic monuments to the Confederacy, a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee along Richmond's prominent Monument Avenue, a senior administration official told The Associated Press.
Rep. Anthony Brown Introduces Bill To Remove Lee Statue From AntietamCongressman Anthony Brown is calling for the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue from Antietam National Battlefield.
Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee Removed From Dallas ParkCrews arranged by Dallas officials removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from a pedestal Thursday and carted it away from a park named for the Confederate general.
Arkansas Tries To Strip Gen. Lee From Martin Luther King DayThe shared birthdays of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. is celebrated on the same day in Arkansas.
Confederate Flag License Plate May Become A Thing Of The PastAs South Carolina grapples with its Confederate flag debate, lawmakers in other states---including Maryland---are calling for changes to eliminate Confederate flags and symbols here.
City Of Frederick Recreates End-of-Civil War CelebrationThe city of Frederick is lighting up its downtown with torches and candles to recreate an event marking the end of the Civil War 150 years ago.
Civil War Battlefields Ringing Bells To Mark Lee's SurrenderTwo Civil War battlefields in Maryland are ringing bells to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's surrender.