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Confederate statues

Oliver took the time to go through all the various talking points people use to defend keeping monuments to racists up and debunked each and every one.
The bronze statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims, which sits at the Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street entrance to the park, has recently attracted citywide attention in the wake of Charlottesville.
Does Ulysses S. Grant qualify as a hate symbol? Does Christopher Columbus? Questions continue to mount as the Mayor works to refine the criteria of his new hate symbol review.
East Harlem residents have long called for the statue's removal.
"Reporters should not be arrested for doing their jobs."
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