Confederate monument comes down in Linn Park

Alabama News
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December 25 2021 12:00 am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Monday evening, heavy machinery including a crane arrived at Linn Park to remove the 52-foot-tall Confederate Soldiers & Sailors Monument.

This comes after protesters began vandalizing the monument Sunday evening during a George Floyd protest. Mayor Randall Woodfin showed up to the protest Sunday night asking protesters to stand down and give him 24 hours to get the job done removing it.

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