The Statue and Monument Review Task Force: Richmond removal of Robert E. Lee statue

John Williams

Crews work to remove one of the country’s largest remaining monuments to the Confederacy, a towering statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, Pool)

87th District Representative Tim Butler joins John Williams to share his reaction to the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, Va., as it represented the Confederacy and racial injustice. Representative Butler also discusses how decisions to erect monuments in the first place can be better made.

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