“Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said [last] Thursday.” Reuters
“Protesters who took to the streets in Portland, Oregon for the 22nd consecutive night tore down a statue of George Washington that was erected in the 1920s, the Portland Police Bureau said [last] Friday.” AP News
Last weekend, “Protesters tore down more statues across the United States, expanding the razing in a San Francisco park to the writer of America’s national anthem and [Ulysses Grant], the general who won the country’s Civil War that ended widespread slavery.” AP News
“The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after years of objections that it symbolizes colonial expansion and racial discrimination, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday.” AP News
See our previous coverage of Confederate monuments here. The Flip Side
The left supports removing confederate statues, and calls for further discussion regarding those of former presidents.