WATCH: Robert E. Lee statue removed in Richmond, Virginia

Some Americans say monuments, statues of Confederate leaders glorify county's racist past, while others argue history should not be erased.
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Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia
Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia
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The statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, is being taken down Wednesday, amid calls that escalated during last summer’s social justice protests to remove monuments and other memorials to the South’s Confederate leaders that protestors said honor the country's racist history. Watch Here