For the fourth time in less than a year, an armed group of neo-Confederates came to Virginia’s capital city Aug. 19 to “protect” the shrines to white supremacy on Monument Avenue. And for the fourth time, they were outnumbered, outmaneuvered and decided to leave early.
PROMOTERS OF THE ‘LOST CAUSE’ MYTHOLOGY PROTESTED IN RICHMOND
While the United Daughters of the Confederacy were holding their annual convention in Richmond, more than 50 antiracist activists gathered outside the organization’s headquarters.
AFTER 122 YEARS, CONFEDERATE MUSEUM CLOSES
The Museum of the Confederacy, located in downtown Richmond, closed on September 30, 2018.