'White Lies Matter' have demanded that a banner be put over the monument for 24 hrs which says '“The rulers of this country have always considered their property more important than our lives.”
Daniel Sims was adopted by a white family and defends monuments because his family fought for the Confederacy.
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell on Sunday revealed that he supports the renaming of bases that honor Confederate generals.
President Donald Trump suggested that bases named after Confederate soldiers should not be renamed because he could think of no Black war heroes deserving of the honor.
A South Carolina man is facing charges after being accused of pointing a firearm at people demonstrating for the removal of Confederate-era symbols.
Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Sunday both acknowledged and downplayed America's racist history by saying that the country had "blemishes" in its past.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) on Wednesday said that the march to remove Confederate and other racially insensitive statues was effectively “erasing” the history of the United States.
"I know it's tough for you to be on the right side of history when it comes to the Confederacy, but you should give it a try," said Jones.
State Senator Amanda Chase went on Facebook to rant against Ralph Northam's decision to remove a monument to Robert E. Lee.
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