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#robert e lee

# robert-e-lee - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Richmond’s Confederate monuments to be given to city’s Black history museum
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# US

Richmond’s Confederate monuments to be given to city’s Black history museum

Dec 30th 2021, 5:30 PM 12,020 Views 10 Comments

The monuments, which have been taken down in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, include a massive statue of General Robert E. Lee.

# robert-e-lee - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Time capsule from Confederate statue reveals US Civil War artifacts
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# Robert E Lee

Time capsule from Confederate statue reveals US Civil War artifacts

Dec 28th 2021, 10:40 PM 43,552 Views 7 Comments

The copper box was first discovered yesterday embedded within the statue of Robert E Lee.

# robert-e-lee - Friday 17 December, 2021

‘1887 time capsule found’ in base of controversial General Lee statue
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# Virginia

‘1887 time capsule found’ in base of controversial General Lee statue

Dec 17th 2021, 10:00 PM 40,990 Views 25 Comments

Crews found a square box embedded in granite stone after the statue in Richmond, Virginia, was removed.

# robert-e-lee - Saturday 10 July, 2021

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville
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# Virginia

Confederate statue removed from pedestal in Charlottesville

Jul 10th 2021, 4:56 PM 18,413 Views 68 Comments

Taking down the monument of General Robert E Lee follows years of contention and litigation.

# robert-e-lee - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name
# University Of Virginia
# University Of Virginia

TV station removes broadcaster 'Robert Lee' from covering football game - because of his controversial name

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM 47,161 Views 103 Comments

The decision came following the recent violence in the Virginia city of Charlottesville.

# robert-e-lee - Monday 21 August, 2017

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus
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# Robert E Lee

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus

Aug 21st 2017, 7:03 PM 20,410 Views 199 Comments

The statues were moved at night for safety reasons, a spokesperson for the University of Texas said.