Former Virginia Governor

Former Virginia Governor Removes Segregationist’s Statue From Capitol Square

July 8, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. — On Wednesday morning, workers demolished a monument of Harry F. Byrd Sr., a former Virginia governor, US senator, and strong segregationist, from the state’s Capitol Square. Workers used a crane to lift the larger-than-life monument off its pedestal, then fastened it to a truck and put it into storage until politicians decide […]

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