A Va. House panel voted down a measure that would permit local governments to move Confederate monuments, while a Senate committee blocked a bill that would allow a county, city or town to rename any highway named before 1965.
A Virginia bill, aimed at giving cities control of Confederate monuments, failed in a state Senate committee this week.
A Loudoun County leader says a unique Virginia holiday honoring Confederate generals has little meaning for today’s Virginia residents, calling it “as impactful as Groundhog Day.”
Virginia cities would have the authority to remove or alter Confederate monuments under a proposal from a top Democratic state lawmaker.
Results from a poll show that most Virginians support keeping Confederate monuments while finding them offensive to African Americans. The poll also asked respondents about the climate surrounding race relations — here’s what they said.
The Maryland Historical Trust is reiterating its stance that Baltimore officials lacked the authority to take down three monuments to the Confederacy, and is asking the city to work together to secure a safe place for them to be relocated.
Two Confederate monuments in two Virginia cities were vandalized this week. In one of the incidents, the word “racist” was found painted in red on the Jefferson Davis statue in Richmond.
A Richmond rally in support of Confederate monuments cost the city more than $500,000.
Richmond’s city attorney says any effort to remove the Confederate statues along historic Monument Avenue would require the General Assembly to approve a change to the city charter.
Supporters of these new monuments describe a determination to hold onto their understanding of history but the NAACP said such claims deliberately ignore what the Civil War was all about.
A majority of Virginians oppose removing statues of Confederate leaders, according to a recent Mason-Dixon Polling survey. Most Northern Virginians, however, support removing the statues.
The school’s superintendent’s residence and another building named after a Confederate leader are being debated among U.S. Naval Academy leaders.
The image of a Confederate monument has been removed from a mural in Norfolk, Virginia’s second largest city.
After tearing down a number of Confederate monuments in the middle of the night last month, Baltimore wants public feedback on what they should do with the monuments.
Two descendants of Confederate Gen. Williams Carter Wickham are calling for the removal of his statue in Virginia’s capital city.