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While Confederate Statues Come Down, Other Symbols Targeted

RALEIGH, N.C. — Spectators in North Carolina's capital cheered Sunday morning as work crews finished the job started by protesters Friday night and removed a Confederate statue from the top of a 75-foot monument. Across the country, an initially peaceful protest in Portland, Oregon, against racial injustice turned violent early...

Bay Area School District Changing Name Tied to Confederacy

SAN RAFAEL — The Dixie School District board voted Tuesday night to change the name of the 150-year-old district after critics linked it to the Confederacy and slavery. Trustees voted 3-1, with one abstention, to change both the name of the San Francisco Bay Area district and the name of...

Blackface Scandal Spotlights Deeply Embedded Racism in US

When Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused to resign last week, he did so in the shadow of a Capitol built by a founding father and a slave owner, in the former seat of the Confederacy still wrestling with what to do about statues that honor those who fought to preserve...