More than 50 Confederate symbols moved, taken down in wake of George Floyd's death, study says

More than 50 Confederate symbols moved, taken down in wake of George Floyd's death, study says

In the months since George Floyd died in Minneapolis while in police custody, protests have rippled across the United States, with hundreds of demonstrators rallying against systemic racism and calling for justice.Among some of the more prominent changes sparked by Floyd’s death is the speedy removal and renaming of landmarks and monuments representing the Confederacy. Such symbols have come down amid controversy in recent years, but the outcry surrounding police brutality, particularly against people of color, have sped up the initiative.The updated “Whose Heritage? Public Symbols of the Conf...


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