Dealing With A Confederate Past is Nothing New to Lexington

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A statue commemorating Stonewall Jackson on VMI’s campus in Lexington. (Credit: Rob / Flickr)

Cities across the country are grappling with removing Confederate symbols. And perhaps nowhere is Confederate past and present more intertwined than in Lexington. Jessie Knadler looks at how the issues that spilled over into violence in Charlottesville last month have been playing out in Lexington for years.

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