By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) -- The Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Charlottesville can remove two statues of Confederate generals, which civil rights activists say paid homage to America's history of slavery and racism.The statues depict... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- A demonstration in Portland, Oregon, that included people breaking windows and taking down statues of former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln has been declared a riot by police.The protests were... Read More.
By CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC NEWS(CHICAGO) -- After weeks of protests, the mayor of Chicago has decided to temporarily remove two statues of Christopher Columbus until further notice.During the early morning hours of Friday, the Columbus statues in Grant... Read More.
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- On Wednesday, the House approved legislation that would remove statues honoring figures who were part of the Confederacy from the U.S. Capitol.The final vote was 305-113. The GOP vote was split: 72... Read More.
BY: MARIAM KHAN(WASHINGTON) -- On Wednesday, the House is expected to take a pivotal first step in removing a bust of the fifth chief justice of the United States and Confederate statues from public display in the U.S. Capitol.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled a new report on "unalienable rights" Thursday, defining human rights in a narrow scope and condemning what he called an "assault" on "tradition" by recent U.S. protesters and... Read More.
By KATHERINE FAULDERS, JOHN SANTUCCI and WILL STEAKIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A potential new addition to President Trump’s future rallies: statues.The idea has been discussed by White House and Trump campaign aides, but no final decision has been... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- BY: CATHERINE THORBECKEWalmart has donated $100,000 towards efforts to replace Arkansas' Confederate-linked statues at the U.S. Capitol with new statues of singer Johnny Cash and civil rights activist Daisy Bates.The private sector donation comes as... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has said removing statues of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson in Washington, D.C., is "not gonna happen" while he's around -- but the delegate who represents the city in Congress... Read More.
BY: LIBBY CATHEY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — As protesters and others across the country call for removing statues of historical figures they say are racially offensive, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that many of those trying to take them down don't know what... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(MADISON, Wis.) -- Turmoil unfolded outside the Wisconsin State Capitol on Tuesday night as protesters allegedly attacked a state senator, smashed windows and toppled two historic statues.Demonstrations began in downtown Madison earlier Tuesday following... Read More.