A statue honoring Robert E. Lee, right, with a soldier riding alongside him, in Robert E. Lee Park, a City of Dallas park, is in the Turtle Creek area of Dallas. The four black Dallas city councilmen are calling for the city’s Confederate statues to be removed as way to start healing the city’s racist past. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway held a news conference Friday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2017 with the other three black city councilmen to respresent a unified statement on the statues.
A statue honoring Robert E. Lee, right, with a soldier riding alongside him, in Robert E. Lee Park, a City of Dallas park, is in the Turtle Creek area of Dallas. The four black Dallas city councilmen are calling for the city’s Confederate statues to be removed as way to start healing the city’s racist past. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway held a news conference Friday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2017 with the other three black city councilmen to respresent a unified statement on the statues. Tom Fox The Dallas Morning News via AP
A statue honoring Robert E. Lee, right, with a soldier riding alongside him, in Robert E. Lee Park, a City of Dallas park, is in the Turtle Creek area of Dallas. The four black Dallas city councilmen are calling for the city’s Confederate statues to be removed as way to start healing the city’s racist past. Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway held a news conference Friday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2017 with the other three black city councilmen to respresent a unified statement on the statues. Tom Fox The Dallas Morning News via AP

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