The statue, at the front of the university’s chapel, was vandalized this week.

Duke University authorized the removal of a Gen. Robert E. Lee statue from the front of its chapel Saturday after students made very clear they don’t want the Confederate monument there anymore. Vincent Price, president of Duke University, said on the university website that he made the decision with “strong support of … Continue reading

In Seattle, people are protesting monuments to the Confederacy — and communism

Seattle’s Democratic mayor has joined others, including many Republicans, in calling for removal of the city’s statue of Vladimir Lenin. (AP Photo/Gary Stewart) There is a 7-ton statue of Vladimir Lenin in Seattle. It’s 16-feet tall, made of bronze and has resided in the city’s eclectic and very free-spirited Fremont neighborhood since … Continue reading