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Crews dismantle confederate monument in New Orleans

Reuters Thursday, 11 May 2017 ()
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis was dismantled in New Orleans early on Thursday, the second of four monuments slated to be taken down by the city where critics say the displays glorify the era of slavery in the U.S. south.
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Crews in New Orleans worked overnight to remove a Jefferson Davis monument Thursday. It is the second of four Confederate monuments the CIty Council declared a “nuisance.”

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