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May 12, 2017

Protest as Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

Protest as Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

An 8-foot bronze statue of Jefferson Davis is removed overnight from its granite pedestal in Mid-city New Orleans and that caused some tension.
Davis was in charge of the Confederate states and was an apologist for slavery.

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Jefferson Davis statue in New Orleans BEN DEPP/REUTERS

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A monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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A construction crew works to remove a monument of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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New Orleans police officers stand guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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A New Orleans police officer stands guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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A protester carries a Confederate battle flag as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN /REUTERS

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Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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A protester watches a monument of Jefferson Davis being removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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A protester watches a monument of Jefferson Davis being removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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Protesters gather as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN /REUTERS

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A man holds a flag of U.S. President Donald Trump as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS

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