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Charlottesville shrouds divisive Confederate statues in black cloth

To applause from spectators, workers in Charlottesville, Virginia, covered two statues of Confederate generals with black tarpaulins on Wednesday in honor of the woman who was killed during a rally by white nationalists in the liberal-leaning college town.

City councilors voted unanimously to cover the monuments during a raucous council meeting earlier this week where...read more

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