Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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A Statue of Confederate General Offends Many in D.C.

Albert Pike is the only Confederate general with an outdoor statue in Washington, D.C. It has been the target of protest by local groups, who say that Pike was a chief founder of the Ku Klux Klan in Arkansas. The statue stands at Judiciary Square. (Photo: Wiki Commons) 

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