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Re: Virginia (Race) Riot
« Reply #30 on: August 27, 2017, 04:44:20 pm »
if/when he lasts a full four years (argh), then I guess 45 is getting a library?
Good lord, what the hell is that situation going to look like...  ::)
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Re: Virginia (Race) Riot
« Reply #31 on: August 28, 2017, 11:24:47 am »
if/when he lasts a full four years (argh), then I guess 45 is getting a library?
Good lord, what the hell is that situation going to look like...  ::)

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Re: Virginia (Race) Riot
« Reply #32 on: April 18, 2018, 04:03:34 am »
Statue of doctor who experimented on enslaved women removed from Central Park
by Gabriela Milian

Tuesday April 17th 2018


WHO'S IN CONTROL?


New York (CNN) A statue of Dr. James Marion Sims is being removed on Tuesday from Central Park.

The decision was approved by New York City's Public Design Commission after Mayor Bill de Blasio created the task force following protests across the country over Confederate statues.

The city will relocate the statue, erected in 1894, to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, where Sims is buried, according to the mayor's office.

The design commission on Monday voted unanimously, 7-0, to move the statue.

Sims was a surgeon in the 19th century who conducted experiments on women, usually women of color and mostly enslaved black women.



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Re: Virginia (Race) Riot
« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2018, 11:51:10 pm »
First Attacker Convicted in Beating at Charlottesville Rally

by Daniel Victor

Thursday May 3rd, 2018


jacob s. goodwin, who was accused of brutally beating a Black man at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, was convicted on a felony count of malicious wounding on Tuesday, making him the first M/Fer to face judgement for one of the event's most prominent acts of violence.

According to a local NBC affiliate, jurors recommended goodwin, 23, of Ward, Arkansas, face 10 years in prison, a $20,000 fine and a rehabilitation or empathy plan.











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Re: Virginia (Race) Riot
« Reply #34 on: May 04, 2018, 04:26:02 am »
Second white attacker is found guilty in the beating of a Black man in a parking garage during Charlottesville protests

by Ray Sanches & Chuck Johnston, CNN

Thursday May 3rd 2018

A 34-year-old Georgia perp faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty in the beating of an African-American man during racially charged protests last summer in Charlottesville, Virginia.

alex michael ramos was among a group of attackers captured on widely shared cell phone video in the August 12 beating of DeAndre Harris.


A Charlottesville Circuit Court jury on Thursday convicted Ramos of malicious wounding, according to court clerk Llezelle Agustin Dugger





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Re: Virginia (Race) Riot
« Reply #35 on: July 30, 2018, 02:28:08 am »
Friday July 17th 2018

Justices: Suit by drumphf backers against police can proceed for essentially inciting a riot
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SACRAMENTO, Ca - A federal appeals court on Friday allowed supporters of then-presidential candidate drumpf to proceed with a lawsuit alleging they were beaten after San Jose police steered them into a crowd of anti-drumphf protesters.








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Re: Virginia (Race) Riot
« Reply #36 on: January 15, 2019, 08:29:34 pm »
Tuesday, 15th December 2019
Silent Sam Removed!
by Will Michaels, Elizabeth Baier & Lisa Phili


North Carolina's flagship public university removed the pedestal where a now toppled Confederate statue, known as "Silent Sam," once stood on a main campus quad, early Tuesday morning.
 
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill announced at 1 a.m. that the removal had begun, and by 2:40 it was all over.

A work crew with a large truck, a forklift and floodlights took the last piece of the base from the main quad, leading to cheers from a crowd that had gathered to watch.

The surprise removal was ordered Monday by Chancellor Carol Folt, who also announced that she will step down.

Though Folt said she would resign at the end of the school year, the university's Board of Governors voted on Tuesday to make her resignation effective Jan. 31.

In a conference call with reporters Tuesday, Folt said her resignation is not connected to her decision to remove the remnants of the monument from campus.

She said she did not want her job status to be part of her decision about the monument.

"I have not used it in that way," Folt told reporters.

"That's not how I've thought about it. I try to do the right thing regardless of that effect on my job situation.

And it may be hard to believe, but that's absolutely how I operate."

Folt said she believed it was time for her to move on after checking off a list of accomplishments like meeting fundraising goals and leading the school through an academic scandal.

Board of Governors Chair Harry Smith said the move to end Folt's time at UNC early is not meant to punish the chancellor.

"We just felt strongly that based on where we're at here, in order to move the institution forward that we needed to make a change," Smith said.

"That's not punitive in any way, shape form or fashion.

She resigned and we accepted it.

We just felt it was better to compress the timeline and work more toward a healing process."


The statue had stood on a main campus quad from 1913 until it was torn down by protesters in August 2018.

Folt announced her resignation in a campuswide email and said she was concerned about safety at the site that continues to draw protesters for and against the statue, but she gave no timetable for taking away the massive pedestal and bronze memorial plaques.

The items will go into storage while their fate is decided.

"The presence of the remaining parts of the monument on campus poses a continuing threat both to the personal safety and well-being of our community and to our ability to provide a stable, productive educational environment," Folt said in her letter to the Carolina community.

"The fact that despite our best efforts even since then, threats have continued to grow and place our community at serious risk has led me to authorize this action."

Last month, the board overseeing North Carolina's public universities rejected the UNC Trustees' plan for a center to house a Confederate statue on the Chapel Hill campus.















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