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  • North Carolina's statues of a white supremacist and Confederate army soldier to remain at U.S. Capitol for now

    Each state gets two statues in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. North Carolina's statues are former governors -- one served in the Confederate army, the other was an avowed white supremacist.

Each state gets two statues in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. North Carolina's statues are former governors -- one served in the Confederate army, the other was an avowed white supremacist. Brian Murphy and Meta Viers McClatchy
Each state gets two statues in the U.S. Capitol rotunda. North Carolina's statues are former governors -- one served in the Confederate army, the other was an avowed white supremacist. Brian Murphy and Meta Viers McClatchy
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Statues of a Confederate officer and a white supremacist represent NC in the U.S. Capitol (for now)

August 21, 2017 6:40 PM

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