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Panel: Remove plaque that calls Jefferson Davis ‘hero’

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A plaque describing the president of the Confederacy as a patriot and a hero could be removed from the Kentucky Capitol...
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RICHMOND, Va. — A state commission in Virginia has decided to include Nat Turner in an anti-slavery monument. Turner was the leader of a...
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NEW YORK — A New York City couple has been sentenced for their role in keeping two South Korean children as slaves in their...
Texas’ GOP speaker calls for removal of Confederate marker

AUSTIN, Texas — A powerful Texas Republican is calling for the removal of a Confederate marker in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as...
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GENEVA — U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that disproportionately affects...
The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

NEW YORK — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): ...
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DALLAS — A Dallas school district is researching numerous historical figures to determine if their connections to slavery or the Confederacy should prompt consideration...
Episcopalians struggle with history of Confederate symbols

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Recent eruptions of violence over Confederate symbols like the rebel flag have prompted impassioned national debates — and not just in...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The campaign to remove the controversial Francis Eppes statue from the Florida State University campus has been reintroduced this week by...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The campaign to remove the controversial Francis Eppes statue from the Florida State University campus was reintroduced last week by Students...

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