U.S. House votes to scuttle statues of Confederate leaders, bust of Dred Scott author

By: - June 29, 2021 5:25 pm

The statue of Edmund Kirby Smith was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Florida in 1922. On June 29, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to remove it and other statues of Confederate leaders. Public domain image via Architect of the Capitol

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Arizona Mirror. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.