Black heritage museum reenvisions Charlottesville's statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
This week lawmakers in Charlottesville, Virginia, voted on the fate of a bronze statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
The statue will be melted down and turned into a piece of public art.
Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Andrea Douglas, executive director of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Her museum’s proposal was chosen by the City Council.
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