pros and cons of confederate monuments?

Charlottesville, Virginia removes Confederate statues of Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson

The vast majority of these Confederate monuments were built during the era of Jim Crow laws, from 1877 to 1964. Detractors claim that they were not built as memorials but as a means of intimidating African Americans and reaffirming white supremacy after the Civil War.

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