Duke announces Robert E. Lee statue will not return to chapel entrance

Duke University announces Robert E. Lee statue will not return to chapel entrance

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke University announced the spot where a Robert E. Lee statue once stood will remain empty.

People vandalized the statue after last year's violent protests in Charlottesville, Va.

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Eventually, crews removed the statue from the iconic chapel entrance.

This week, Duke sent students a statement saying the site will remain empty and represent a "hole in the heart of the U.S."

The Confederate flag that once flew at the South Carolina State House will be displayed soon.

It's been nearly three years since the flag was taken down after the Charleston church shooting.

The flag will be displayed in a frame at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum.

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