Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Richmond Virginia mayor orders the removal of confederate statues in the city

Virginia's capital city began taking down its statue of Stonewall Jackson after is African American Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the immediate removal of multiple Confederate statues in Richmond.

Stoney says he has the powers to remove the statues immediately because of powers he holds during a declared state of emergency.

Watch the mayor explain his actions in the video below:

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