Wes Bellamy speaks at the Monumental Justice Virginia Campaign press conference. Photo: John Robinson

‘Put up or shut up’: New organization will lobby Democratic legislators for statue removal

The campaign to take down Charlottesville’s statues of Confederate generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee has taken on a new tenor with the election of a Democrat-majority government in Virginia. The Monumental Justice Virginia Campaign, a new organization dedicated to removal of the statues, launched with a press conference at the Free Speech Wall […]