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iPhone : The Vindicatrix was removed from the Jefferson Davis Monument this afternoon. The bronze statue stood atop the monument since 1907. Richmond, Virginia. Photo by Scott Elmquist.

iPhone : The Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Libby Hill Park was removed this morning. Richmond, VA. Photo by Scott Elmquist.

iPhone : The statue of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart was removed from Monument Avenue this morning. Richmond, VA. Photo by Scott Elmquist.

iPhone : Gubernatorial candidate and State Sen. Amanda Chase (R) was a featured speaker at yesterday’s 2nd Amendment Rally at the Virginia State Capitol. Photo by Scott Elmquist.

iPhone : Virginia State Police form a barrier on Monument Ave beneath a projected image of abolitionist and political activist Harriet Tubman. Robert E. Lee Monument, 6/26/20-Photo by Scott Elmquist.

iPhone : The Robert E. Lee Monument engulfed in tear gas. The Virginia State Police declared as unlawful assembly at the monument at approximately 10:15 Friday evening. The police then used tear gas to disperse the crowd. Photo by Scott Elmquist.

iPhone : Protesters await the arrival of the police at the Robert E. Lee Monument. The Virginia Department of General Services issued a new ordinance that Lee Circle will close from sundown to sunrise. Protesters vowed to occupy the space after sundown. Photo by Scott Elmquist. 6/23/20.

iPhone : Protests against police violence and racism have sharpened the focus of a long-standing debate about the place for and relevance of Confederate-era monuments and iconography.

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iPhone : Thousands gathered at the Robert E. Lee monument this evening for the eighth day of George Floyd protests. Photo by Scott Elmquist.