Demonstrators flood South Carolina streets to protest Confederate monument

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WJW) — Demonstrators have gathered in South Carolina to protest for and against a Confederate soldier monument. According to FOX Carolina, the monument is located at Springwood Cemetery in Greenville. It was reportedly erected in 1891 and modeled after a local Confederate soldier named James Lignon. Protesters sporting Black Lives Matter signs stood […]

National Guard mobilized in DC to protect monuments amid protests

Watch the video above for more on Columbus State Community College’s removal of the on-campus Christopher Columbus statue. WASHINGTON (CNN) — The DC National Guard will provide unarmed guard members to assist with additional security for monuments in Washington, DC, the National Guard Bureau said Wednesday. “The District of Columbia National Guard is responding to […]

President Trump signs off on Great American Outdoors Act

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump took pen to paper and signed off on the Great American Outdoors Act Tuesday. “We’re preserving an incredible inheritance,” Trump said. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says the law will pay for long-overdue repairs and improvements at national parks, forests, monuments, and other public lands. It will provide nearly $3 […]

Baltimore protesters topple Christopher Columbus statue, throw it in harbor

**WARNING: Though vetted, this video may contain words/images which are graphic/explicit in nature. Editors have taken every effort possible to remove all offensive language and/or images.** BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night. Demonstrators used ropes to topple the […]

Columbus statue to remain on Ohio Statehouse grounds until at least 2025, officials say

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus will not be removed from the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse until at least 2025, officials said Thursday. The 9-foot-tall, copper statue of Columbus, in place since 1932, will remain erected in front of the Statehouse in the largest city that bears the explorer’s name until […]