Stonewall Jackson Statue Brought Down

(Richmond)- The Stonewall Jackson statue on Monument Avenue is gone. Crews removed the Confederate monument yesterday after Mayor Levar Stoney said he was using his emergency powers to bring it down. He also said the risk of danger was growing as protesters have recently attempted to take down Confederate monuments themselves. The Richmond City Council putt off a vote on removing monuments yesterday, but the mayor went ahead and put out the order.