Charlottesville votes to resell, remove Robert E. Lee statue
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (WWBT/WVIR) - Charlottesville leaders voted on Monday night how they will remove the Robert E. Lee statue.
City Council voted to sell the Lee statue and remove it from a park by requesting bids from either museums, education groups or non-profits, according to WVIR.
Despite the vote, the city will not be able to sell the statue right away because the city is currently in the middle of a lawsuit regarding the legal rights to remove the statue.
Charlottesville also voted to rename the park named after Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
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