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After Complaints, Va. University To Remove Confederate Flags But Not Apologize For Slavery Past

In an open letter to the Washington and Lee University community dated Tuesday, President Kenneth P. Ruscio said that the confederate flags that have been a point of contention on campus will be removed.


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Washington And Lee University Law Students Demand School Banish Confederate Flag From Campus

A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen. Robert E. Lee.