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Charlottesville’s Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee will be melted down

Charlottesville City Council has voted to donate its statue of Robert E. Lee to the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.  The vote came after midnight Tuesday during a meeting in which Council also opted to postpone its vote on the city’s remaining two removed statues — that of Confederate Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson as […]