“I have ordered the Confederate monuments on the Capitol grounds be moved to protect public safety,” Cooper said in a statement to CNN affiliate WTVD. “These statues, although symbolic, have cast a shadows on the dreams of our children of color,” Stoney said. The University of Alabama removed plaques honoring students who served in the Confederate Army and student cadet corps. In recent weeks, Mobile removed a 120-year-old Confederate statue and in Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama (UA) removed three plaques and a large boulder that commemorated the Confederacy. ADP Chairman England questions Gov. ... Red handprints and the words “spiritual genocide” were marked on a Confederate monument Saturday on the University of … Crews in historic Old Town Alexandria removed a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier named “Appomattox” on June 2. The attorney general has not said whether he plans to sue Mobile for violating the Memorial Preservation Act. The top of a Confederate monument in downtown Norfolk was removed by the city, according to an online statement. Stimpson said the decision to remove the statue was not about Semmes or an attempt to rewrite history. Patron-only-26. The first was brought down by a strap wrapped around the statue’s neck, and the second was knocked down on the other side of the monument. ... University of Alabama at Birmingham archeologist Sarah Parcak shared her suggestions as … July 1, we will begin the process the state requires to remove these monuments to the Old Richmond of a Lost Cause.”. This includes three monuments and eight historical markers, the mayor’s office told CNN in a statement. Advertisement. By Mary Papenfuss Several Confederate monuments across the South have been attacked by demonstrators amid protests against police killings of Black people, sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Amid riots, University of Alabama prof. advises how to tear down monuments Many assumed that Parcak was instructing protesters on how to pull down Confederate monuments in the South. The statue will be relocated to the Jefferson Davis State Historic Site in Fairview, according to CNN affiliate WKYT. A man walks past a toppled statue of Charles Linn, a city founder who was in the Confederate Navy, in Birmingham, Ala., on June 1, 2020, following a night of unrest. The 112-year-old statue was housed in two other locations in Montgomery before coming to the grounds of Lee High School, according to the school’s website. Scroll to continue reading. City crews began working on removing the rest of the 75-foot North Carolina Confederate monument on June 20 following Gov. The Confederacy stood for slavery, racism, and white supremacy, and this is not … “My staff will work with the Jacksonville Cultural Council to convene experts in history and art to ensure we acknowledge our past in a full and complete way; a way forward that leaves no person’s heritage or experience behind.”. Anna Mahan Digital Content Producer Huntsville, AL. Kay Ivey extends mask order, but COVID-19 vaccine supply is low, Alabama’s COVID-19 vaccine supply in question, Alabama’s vaccination reporting problems could threaten future shipments, but fixes underway, Ivey asks for patience from public on COVID vaccine, Carl, Sewell and Rogers support waiver for Gen. Austin to serve as defense secretary, SPLC president welcomes Biden’s order advancing racial equity, Tuberville has “serious concerns” about Biden halting border wall construction, Lieutenant governor issues statement on Biden-Harris inauguration, Auburn man faces federal charges for role in Capitol insurrection. The Navy, the Marines and NASCAR have embraced bans on the display of the … Virginia is home to more Confederate commemorations than any other state, according to its governor, Ralph Northam. Auburn’s Board of Trustees, which is separate from the University of Alabama system, has not said whether it has plans to review the names of the buildings. A Confederate monument outside a county courthouse in Huntsville, Ala., was found vandalized Wednesday. “ There is also an annex (national cemetery) that contains the graves of confederate soldiers and soldiers from the War of 1812 through the Iraqi war. The statue was in the building since 1936. Jay Reeves / AP University of Alabama at Birmingham archeologist Sarah Parcak shared her suggestions as demonstrators tore down a statue of Confederate Naval captain Charles Linn Sunday night. The University of Alabama System’s Board of Trustees has approved the removal of three plaques honoring Confederates from prominent locations on the Quad and main library of the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa. In recent weeks, Mobile removed a 120-year-old Confederate statue and in Tuscaloosa, the University of Alabama (UA) removed three plaques and a large boulder that commemorated the Confederacy. For more than 140 years, the The University of Alabama School of Law has produced attorneys who become leaders locally, nationally and globally. Additionally, a group of the university’s trustees are set to to review and study the names of buildings on all UA System campuses. Crews in Hemming Park in downtown Jacksonville took down a 122-year-old statue and plaque that honored fallen Confederate soldiers on June 9, according to CNN affiliate WJAX. He made a fortune from gold and diamonds on the backs of miners who labored in brutal conditions. After almost 70 years, a statue of Johns, who died in 1991, will be installed in the U.S. Capitol, replacing that of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, officials said Monday. The university’s grand main library, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, is named in honor of the university’s postmistress and librarian, who was the wife of Confederate General Josiah Gorgas, the university’s eighth president and librarian. A Confederate monument in a Birmingham, Alabama, park was also removed last week after it was damaged in weekend protests, local ABC News affiliate WBMA reported. On Sunday, the University of Alabama’s Student Government Association, in a Twitter post, said it joined behind fellow students in their call to rename buildings including Morgan Hall, Bibb Graves Hall and Nott Hall, named after KKK leaders, white supremacists and slave owners. On June 10, a crowd of protesters in Richmond brought down the statue of Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, according to CNN affiliate WRIC. On July 1, Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the immediate removal of several confederate statues in a video to the public. He wanted it removed by midnight June 26 and placed in storage until further notice. And it has been for quite a while. While being arrested, Floyd was held down by a Minneapolis police officer’s knee for more than eight minutes. days -6. hrs -58. min -27. sec (75 min run-time) ... A graduate of the creative writing program at the University of Alabama, O'Neill teaches at Auburn University and with the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project. During a peaceful protest on the steps of City Hall earlier in the month, Mayor Lenny Curry announced that all Confederate monuments citywide would be removed. Here’s a look at some of the monuments that have been removed over the past few weeks. In Birmingham, AL, protesters took down a Confederate statue of Charles Linn and attempted to topple another statue in a Birmingham park. “In order to prevent more civil unrest in our city, I think it is very imperative that we remove this statue that’s in Linn Park,” he said at a news conference June 1. “Moving these statues,” he said, “allows us to examine our history in a new context that more accurately reflects the reality of the day, a time when the moral deprivation of slavery is clear.”. The Confederacy stood for slavery, racism, and white supremacy, and this is not something that should be honored at the University of Alabama in 2020. His death, which was captured on video, sparked widespread protests across the US, with people calling for an end to police brutality against people of color. TUSCALOOSA — University of Alabama leaders announced this week that three plaques honoring Confederate soldiers will be removed. 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The University of Alabama School of Law provides a top-rate education at an affordable cost in a supportive and diverse environment. ‘Moving forward, what took place in the park put many of the residents and the peaceful protesters in physical danger. Virginia Gov. … “It’s time to raise the bar and take Tuscaloosa from being just a good city to a great one," Houston said. Removal of Confederate monuments and memorials is an ongoing process in the United States since the 1960s. Demonstrators at Linn Park attempted to remove a 115-year-old monument during a protest on May 31. Woodfin did not specify when exactly the monument would come down. The statue will eventually make its way to Cave Hill Cemetery, where Castleman is buried, according to the online statement. “Jefferson Davis was a racist & traitor who fled our city as his troops carried out orders to burn it to the ground,” Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney said in a tweet June 11. It came a day after protesters vandalized and tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus using ropes at Byrd Park. A statue of the general that has represented Virginia in the U.S. Capitol for 111 years was removed from the National Statuary Hall Collection early Monday morning. 'The Legislature enacted a law that prevented cities from removing Confederate statues in the state of Alabama for all 169 cities, so Birmingham is not alone in this fight,' Woodfin said. The three plaques commemorate UA students who served in the Confederate Army and members of the student cadet corps involved in defending the campus during the Civil War. Daily Weather Forecast The removals followed announcements last week that Confederate monuments would be taken down from sites in Indianapolis, Richmond and Alexandria, Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama. Britain’s towns and cities are dotted with monuments to figures like Colston. Gracie Smith is an undergraduate student at the University of Alabama. was the wife of Confederate General Josiah Gorgas, the university’s eighth president and librarian. The work started with the statue of General Stonewall Jackson, according to CNN affiliate WWBT. But symbols matter. Protesters then continued marching and hung both statues from a street light post. The SGA also called for the Alabama Legislature to review the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act, a state law that bans local governments from renaming historical buildings and removing monuments. A Clemson University biography called him an ardent believer in white supremacy. The Winston County monument is a rarity in Alabama, where pro-Confederate monuments, many dating back to the early 1900s, can be found in almost … Crews in historic Old Town Alexandria removed a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier named “Appomattox” on June 2. And make no mistake — removing a symbol is important, but it’s only a step. The death of George Floyd is leading to the removal — by protesters in some cases and city leaders in others — of contentious statues that have riled some residents for decades, if not longer. “However, it is incredibly hypocritical to have students promise to ‘promote equity and inclusion’ when there are buildings on our campus named after KKK leaders and slave owners.”. The attorney general has not said whether he plans to sue Mobile for violating the Memorial Preservation Act. The Jefferson Davis statue that stood in the Kentucky Capitol rotunda was removed June 13, Gov. Contests and Promotions, © 2021, NPG of Idaho, Inc. 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Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has sued the city of Birmingham for removing a Confederate monument from the city’s Linn Park. The Day's Scoop: Your daily email briefing on all things Alabama politics. Chip Brownlee is a former political reporter, online content manager and webmaster at the Alabama Political Reporter. The plaques are located on and in front of Gorgas Library. George Wallace. He made a fortune from gold and diamonds on the backs of miners who labored in brutal conditions. EEO Report | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us |, Daily News Update After a two-year effort to move the statue, a Jefferson County Circuit Court judge said June 5 that the city was able to move the Castleman monument. Statues were blasted with graffiti in Mississippi, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama and the Carolinas. “The final decisions regarding those recommendations will be made by the full Board of Trustees at a public meeting, at a time to be announced.”. “I am concerned about the dangerous efforts to pull down and carry off large, heavy statues and the strong potential for violent clashes at the site.”, “Monuments to white supremacy don’t belong in places of allegiance, and it’s past time that these painful memorials be moved in a legal, safe way.”. Five years ago, Frankfort officials voted to get rid of the statue, but ended up just removing the bronze plaque that was displayed in the front. 268 votes, 69 comments. About 90 miles south of Birmingham, demonstrators tore down a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee that stood in front of Lee High School in Montgomery on June 1, according to CNN affiliate WSFA. “I will push for us to waste no time on this and to make it happen as soon as possible,” Stoney said in his tweet. “America is once again looking to Virginia to lead. A Confederate monument outside a county courthouse in Huntsville, Ala., was found vandalized Wednesday. In Birmingham near the University of Alabama is a Confederate monument at Linn Park that is currently being considered for removal. Calhoun, a former vice president of the United States and US senator, is known for defending slavery and owning about 80 slaves himself. And it flared up again after white nationalists marched in 2017 to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a counterprotester was killed amid violent clashes between demonstrators. A day earlier, protestors in Nashville, Tennessee, toppled a statue of Edward Carmac, a former politician and newspaper publisher who wrote editorials expressing racist views. He started his news career in radio in Atlanta, GA. Before coming to WAFF 48, he spent over six years reporting news in Birmingham. They will be placed in a more appropriate location, the university says. 26.8k members in the Alabama community. Ralph Northam announced the state would remove a state of Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, and protesters toppled a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis there Wednesday. For more, read: “There Are Still More Than 700 Confederate Monuments in the U.S.” “Why You See Swastikas in … Northam said he’s directing that the statue of Robert E. Lee, which sits in the capital of Richmond, be taken down and moved into storage while a decision is made on its future. Brian Snyder/Reuters The head of a statue of Christopher Columbus was pulled off overnight amid protests against racial inequality in the aftermath of the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd in … Breaking News Alert A statue of a soldier known as Johnny Reb was lifted off its pedestal and taken away. A crowd gathered in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur on June 18 to watch the removal of a Confederate monument — the latest controversial symbol toppled in the wake of the George Floyd protests. In Birmingham near the University of Alabama is a Confederate monument at Linn Park that is currently being considered for removal. There are at least 10 such buildings on Auburn’s campus — according to a map developed by Auburn’s history department. Charleston City Council voted unanimously to approve a resolution for the removal on Tuesday night, according to CNN affiliate WCSC. The John Breckinridge Castleman monument, a statue of a Confederate soldier in the heart of downtown, was removed on June 8, according to an online statement from Mayor Greg Fischer. The monument was moved from a storage facility to the History Museum of Mobile on June 14, Stimpson posted on Facebook. The Confederate monuments on the University of Alabama's campus are a constant reminder of the University of Alabama's racist history and founding. Confederate statues were taken down in Louisville and Indianapolis, and the University of Alabama said it would remove campus plaques in response to ongoing protests of police brutality, racial injustice, and the death of George Floyd. Kilolo Luckettis an art historian, curator, and author. In light of the recent removal of the Confederate monuments in Birmingham, AL, the standing Confederate monuments on UA's campus are brought to one's attention. https://twitter.com/uasga/status/1269679248870080512. US Edition. The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017 (Ala. Code § 41-9-230 through 237, AL Act 2017-354, Senate Bill 60) is an act of law in the U.S. state of Alabama which requires local governments to obtain state permission before moving or renaming historically significant buildings and monuments that date back 40 years or longer.. 268 votes, 69 comments. About 54 miles west at the University of Alabama, The Board of Trustees and the university’s president, Stuart Bell, authorized the removal of three plaques on the campus that commemorate University of Alabama students who served in the Confederate army and members of the student cadet corps involved in defending the campus, according to an online statement. The memorial was erected in 1889 to honor Confederate soldiers from the Virginia city. In Mobile, Alabama, Mayor Sandy Stimpson called for the statue of Confederate Admiral Raphael Semmes to be removed. Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson tweeted photos of the statue’s removal. We still need change in this country. Herald Scotland – Oct. 5 Kris Lane can’t shake the image of Christopher Columbus covered in blood. Workers remove the Confederate soldier statue from the Madison County Courthouse (Source: WAFF) ... Wade is a graduate of the University of Alabama. “We all agree with the report’s finding that our city must not maintain statues that serve as validating symbols for racist or bigoted ideology — that’s why we relocated the Confederate statue near the University of Louisville,” Fischer said in 2016. These plaques will be placed at a more appropriate historical setting on the recommendation of Dr. Bell. The removal came after demonstrators tore the monument down the previous weekend. The University of Alabama on June 9 decided to remove a Confederate memorial plaque after a swift vote by the board of trustees on June 8, according to Tuscaloosanews.com. The removals followed announcements last week that Confederate monuments would be taken down from sites in Indianapolis, Richmond and Alexandria, Virginia, and Birmingham, Alabama. Ralph Northam announced the state would remove a state of Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, and protesters toppled a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis there Wednesday. Alexander said at the time that the statue’s “continued presence could lead to injury or violence and therefore must be immediately removed.”. Oxford’s vice chancellor Louise Richardson, in an interview with the BBC, balked at the idea. The City of Norfolk said it will hold a public hearing July 7 to determine where the monument will go. Roy Cooper’s order for removal. University of Alabama at Birmingham archeologist Sarah Parcak tweeted out instructions on how to topple an obelisk as George Floyd protestors toppled a statue of city founder Charles Linn. ... A Confederate monument on the campus of the University of Mississippi was covered with red handprints and … Pike was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army. Stuart in Richmond were all graffiti-bombed. Professor Brophy Comments on the Removal of Confederate Statues. We all know it’s time. “Taking down statues isn’t going to fix centuries of systemic oppression, violence and hatred that black people have had to endure but it might bring us one small step closer to making ALL Tennesseans and visitors to our state feel safe — not just the white ones,” she wrote. Protesters partially dismantled the town’s Confederate monument, even completely removing one of the statues on June 10. Image of states, academic, classroom - 122928516 After almost 70 years, a statue of Johns, who died in 1991, will be installed in the U.S. Capitol, replacing that of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, officials said Monday. A controversial statue of Edward Carmack, a former US senator and newspaper owner known for attacking civil rights advocates like Ida B. COMMENT: As Confederate statues come down, what about Columbus? The death of George Floyd is leading to the removal -- by protesters in some cases and city leaders in others -- of contentious statues that have riled some residents for decades, if not longer. A man was hit by the statue and went to the hospital with life threatening injuries, according to Virginia State Police at the time. Controversial monuments, especially Confederate monuments, have been the subject of nationwide debate, particularly since Dylann Roof killed nine African Americans in a Charleston, South Carolina, church in 2015 in an effort to “start a race war.”. The mayor said all of the statues that are being removed over the next several days will be put into storage for now. The system also said it has appointed a group of trustees to review and study the names of buildings on all UA System campuses to determine whether they should be renamed. Confederate statues were taken down in Louisville and Indianapolis, as the University of Alabama said it would remove campus plaques in response to ongoing protests of … A week after Carmack’s statue was removed, singer Taylor Swift posted a series of tweets detailing the histories of Carmack and Nathan Bedford, calling on Tennessee officials to stop “fighting for these monuments.”. Anna Mahan joined the WAFF 48 News team in August … He asked for the sake of public safety that the community allow the city to legally take down the remaining statues professionally. The plaques were in front of Gorgas Library but were removed and “placed at a more appropriate historical setting on the recommendation of Dr. Bell,” a university spokesperson told CNN. “He never deserved to be up on that pedestal. 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