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Richmonders respond to glorification of Robert E. Lee

Over the past few months, The City of Richmond has spent half a million dollars of the general maintenance budget to polish the controversial monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee in time for the Sons of Confederate Veterans to celebrate his birthday.

On Friday, a concerned group of Richmonders came out to show their disapproval of the city's decision to financially support the SCV's celebrations of General Lee.

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