Virginia removes massive Confederate monument

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The US state of Virginia has taken down a statue that glorifies the South’s slavery of Black Americans.

Workers removed Civil War General Robert E Lee in Richmond to the cheers of crowds.

Calls to remove it grew louder last year after the murder of George Floyd and the nationwide racial justice protests that followed.

Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Richmond, the US.

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