Liberty Monument

Chris Miller
May 11, 2018 - 3:40 pm
The committee assembled by New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell to help decide what to do with statues of three Confederate leaders removed last year says two should be placed in a Mid City cemetery while a third should be sent to a museum in Biloxi, The New Orleans Advocate reports. Statues of...
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Chris Miller
March 07, 2018 - 5:16 pm
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu today announced the four monuments removed last year will stay in storage until the next administration and city council decides what to do with them. "The City will not issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals on the future locations of the four...
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Chris Miller
May 16, 2017 - 3:37 pm
There is an increasing amount of people, barricades, and police around the Beauregard Statue at the intersection of North Carrollton and Esplanade Avenues and Wisner Boulevard. While the city of New Orleans has not announced when it will remove the statue of the Confederate general, rumors have...
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Chris Miller
May 16, 2017 - 11:51 am
Richard Marksbury, the plaintiff in the lawsuit that claims City Park owns the statue of Confederate Army General P.G.T. Beauregard, is appealing to the state 4th Circuit Court of Appeal today for a temporary restraining order to prevent the city of New Orleans from removing it. The New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
April 12, 2017 - 4:38 pm
Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is appealing to President Donald Trump in an effort to stop the removal of statues of Confederate leaders in New Orleans, WWL-TV reports. According to the TV station, Nungesser asked President Trump to invoke the Antiquities Act. Nungesser said the 1906 law gave...
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