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Descendants of Civil War icons want Confederate statues to come down
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The great-great grandchildren of Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Stonewall Jackson have a message for those who adamantly want to preserve the Confederate leaders’ monuments: Let it go.

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The Confederate memorials to be removed after Charlottesville
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More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States.

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Lawsuit: Birth control for sentencing breaks violated rights
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff and judge violated the constitutional rights of jail inmates by promising to reduce their sentences if they underwent birth control procedures, an ex-inmate says in a federal lawsuit….

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Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities
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Bernard Lafayette fought to end segregation during the civil rights movement. But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds….

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Attorney: Radio host groped her, then sued for cash and fame
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The former radio host who was fired for allegedly inappropriately touching pop star Taylor Swift testified in a civil trial Tuesday that their hands and arms touched as they got into position for a photo.

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Here's why the NAACP says Missouri is unsafe for minorities
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Travel advisories warn you to carefully consider visiting certain places. Reasons typically range from severe weather to government instability, from civil war to terrorism.

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Jury expected to be seated soon in Taylor Swift groping case
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DENVER (AP) — A jury is expected to be seated soon in Taylor Swift's civil trial involving a groping allegation against a former DJ….

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GOP lawmaker: Trump has not been civil
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Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) told constituents at a town hall that President Trump has not been civil in some of his statements.

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Sword belonging to commander of black Civil War unit found
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BOSTON (AP) — The sword that belonged to the commanding officer of the first all-black regiment raised in the North during the U.S. Civil War has been recovered after being lost to history for more than 150 years….

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