Black People Politics : Arkansas governor wants Civil War icon separated from MLK holiday

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    Arkansas governor wants Civil War icon separated from MLK holiday



    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - U.S. civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil War Confederate commander General Robert E. Lee will share a common holiday on Monday in three southern states, but perhaps for the final time in one of them, Arkansas ...



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    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. Hutchinson said the state will resume its push to terminate Medicaid coverage for thousands of people, despite complaints that many being kicked off the program still qualify. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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    Federal agencies won't block removal of New Orleans monument



    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two federal agencies say they won't try to block the city of New Orleans' attempt to remove a monument to an 1874 white supremacist revolt against Louisiana's federally-backed post-Civil War government.

    In court papers filed Friday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation say they have "no further legal or programmatic interest" in preserving the monument. Both asked to be dismissed from the lawsuit brought by people who don't want the city to remove that and three other monuments ...


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