Monument removal is now on the table

RICHMOND, Va. — On Monday, Mayor Levar Stoney told reporters that a deadly weekend rally in Charlottesville hadn’t affected the Monument Avenue commission’s mission to provide context and interpretation of the statues that currently stand on the city’s iconic street.

Source: Read more & view video at WTVR.com

More than 48 hours later, Stoney changed course.

In a statement released Wednesday, the Mayor announced he wants to the commission to consider removal or relocation of the Confederate statues on the city’s iconic street.

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