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Why Confederate monuments in the U.S. should go

A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee sits in Emancipation Park, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va.
A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee sits in Emancipation Park, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. AP

The Confederacy is part of our history and should be recognized by its monuments, the apologists say. The Nazis and Hitler are a part of Germany's history too. There are no monuments to either in Germany. This is not hard.

Steven P. Anderson, Arroyo Grande

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