The dismantling process of the Confederate monument on Broad Street began in the evening hours of Aug. 10 and worked into the early morning hours of Aug. 11, 2020, in Athens, Georgia. While the removal was met with opposition before it began, the discussion was cleared and the opposers were escorted by a police officer away from the monument’s base. A small crowd gathered throughout the night with its members varying in opinions. The monument was separated into several smaller pieces and will be transported to a different location. 

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Jcole0110

I think to do this is a disgrace to our history and shows how our city has no spine and will fold to the few and disrespect the majority

EthanL

We love to see it.

Jjf3250

What a cowardly act !

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