Texas University Removes Confederate Era Statues Overnight

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The University of Texas at Austin removed the statues of three Confederate-era figures from a main area on campus on Monday. They were taken down secretly during the night to avoid protesters, especially after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12 when white nationalists protesting against the planned removal of a statue of Confederate military leader Robert E. Lee. 

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