Dylan Roof

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Statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States were settled to memorize the confederacy around 150 years after the Civil War ended. They are interpreted as history and honor heritage markers, but on the contrary, some think they are racist symbols of America’s dark legacy of slavery. In light of this situation, a nationwide debate about this issue has been raising since Dylan Roof, a supremacist and mass murderer, killed nine African-Americans in the Charleston church, located on South Carolina, on 2015, with the objective of starting a race war. One relevant and recent success has been the removal of the Confederate general Pierre Gustove Toutant Beauregard that was a 102 year old statue and the third of the four monuments
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