After a lost court battle, New Orleans protesters launch last-ditch effort to protect Confederate monuments

After a lost court battle, New Orleans protesters launch last-ditch effort to protect Confederate monuments
New Orleans Begins Confederate-Monument Removal
James Brousse plans to spend a good chunk of the next few weeks “protecting” New Orleans's Confederate monuments from impending demolition, and the 81-year-old has a message for police who will try to keep the peace: You can leave the snipers at 

It was announced Monday morning that workers in New Orleans had taken down one of the four prominent Confederate monuments peppered throughout the city, with the remaining three statues also scheduled to be removed shortly. Efforts to remove four. "If there was ever a statue that needed to be taken down, it's that one", he said Sunday. They took down a statue originally erected to honor members of a white supremacist organization who fought against racial integration within the city's police …

“We can remember these divisive chapters in our history in a museum or other facility where they can be put in context – and that's where these statues belong”, Landrieu said in his prepared remarks. In a statement on Monday, Landrieu said the removal …

New Orleans Begins Removal of Confederate Monuments
New Orleans Begins Removal of Confederate Monuments
John Steiner, a Miss. man angered by the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans, was arrested Thursday (April 27) after calling the Lt. Gov.'s office in Baton Rouge and threatening to shoot Mayor Mitch Landrieu and others. ( East Parish Rouge. Landrieu said the threats have been aggressive and that led to the monument being removed overnight. New Orleans demolition workers began a controversial scheduled removal of Confederate memorials from the city early Monday morning, a decision that

The impending removal of three Confederate monuments in New Orleans will be on hold during Jazz Fest days, but the city's promised take down of the statues could begin next week with Jefferson Davis in Mid-City, Mayor Mitch Landrieu said. Police will …

New Orleans Has Begun Taking Down Its Confederate Monuments

City Begins Removing Confederate Monuments
City Begins Removing Confederate Monuments

Last year my high school students and I took a Hidden History tour of New Orleans' French Quarter with historian Leon A. Waters. He showed us overlooked, unmarked sites of African American and civil rights history among the neighborhood's T-shirt shops. (WGNO) The removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans has been anything but usual, and tonight's protest in front of the Jefferson Davis statue was another testament to just how unusual this entire process has been. If you drove down Jeff Davis

Workers dismantle the 35-foot granite Liberty Place monument Monday on Canal Street in New Orleans. The statue, which commemorates a white supremacist uprising in 1874, is being removed along with three others honoring Confederates. Gerald

Confederate monument protesters clash at Jefferson Davis statue

Protests in front of Jefferson Davis statue get heated
Protests in front of Jefferson Davis statue get heated

Caresse Jackman takes a look at the rising tensions near the memorial to Jefferson Davis. Caresse Jackman, WWL 11:10 PM. CDT April 29, 2017. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. NEW ORLEANS – People on both sides of the. The confederate monument of Robert E. Lee at Lee Cirle in New Orleans Monday, March 27, 2017. Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com / dgrunfeld@nola.com. 0 shares. By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com · ksayre@nola.com. Lee Circle in downtown New. It is quite ironic that the liberal Democrat Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, is trying to erase uncomfortable parts of the city's rich history while simultaneously preparing to celebrate the tri-centennial next year. A world-renowned city known …

BATON ROUGE – A 70-year-old Mississippi man was arrested for threatening a public official after a conversation with an administrative assistant regarding the confederate monument removals taking place in New Orleans. According to arrest records,

A Mississippi man has been arrested after allegedly threatening violence over Confederate monument removals in New Orleans and saying he would shoot New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. John Frederick Steiner, 70, of Meridian, allegedly made the call
New Orleans Begins Confederate-Monument Removal
New Orleans Begins Confederate-Monument Removal

James Brousse plans to spend a good chunk of the next few weeks “protecting” New Orleans's Confederate monuments from impending demolition, and the 81-year-old has a message for police who will try to keep the peace: You can leave the snipers at


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