A Kentucky mayor pushes to remove 2 Confederate statues

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, says after the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, he is taking the steps to remove two Confederate-era statues from the lawn of a former courthouse. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Mayor Jim Gray said in a statement Saturday he will ask the Lexington-Fayette County Urban County Council […]...
14 Published By - The Seattle Times - 2017.08.12. 19:48
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