Not just South Carolina: Leaders across U.S. call for removal of Confederate monuments

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As South Carolina governor Nikki Haley gave the press conference in which she called for the Confederate flag to be removed from South Carolina’s capitol building, lawmakers and activists in other states pressed for similar changes in their respective districts.

In Maryland, Baltimore County leaders called on Baltimore city officials to give the County approval to change Robert E. Lee Park, named for the Confederate Civil War general, to Lake Roland Park. In a letter to the City of Baltimore, county leaders said, “In a region as diverse as the Baltimore Metropolitan area, the new name is much more sensitive to the diverse population that visits and utilizes the park.” Read more…

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