Author: Frederick Coye Heard

Last Year, White Nationalists Staged a Fatal Race Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Location Was No Coincidence.

On May 21, 1924, a statue of Robert E. Lee was unveiled in Charlottesville’s Lee Park. The unveiling capped the second day of a statewide reunion of Confederate veterans, a three-day affair featuring parades, banquets, and speeches from dignitaries like Virginia’s governor. The Lee monument, like the park it dominates, […]

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