Monday, May 29, 2017

Alexandria City Council to discuss removal of Confederate statue at Rapides Parish Courthouse

Via Billy

News Channel 5 has learned in the agenda notes for the Alexandria City Council, there will be a discussion on removing the Confederate statue in front of the Rapides Parish Courthouse during an upcoming meeting on Tuesday, May 30th.

On the Council Agenda, one of the resolutions states:

"Supporting the removal of the Confederate Statue donated to the City of Alexandria by the Daughters of the Confederacy currently located at the Rapides Parish Courthouse."

News Channel 5 also wants to point out that there have been questions about whether or not the statue was donated to the city or not. Here's what we know so far:

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