A deep look inside the Confederate statue debate
Robert E Lee statue in Charlottesville's Robert E Lee park

By The Conversation. Editor’s note: The following is a roundup of archival stories related to the debate over what to do with Confederate statues. The impetus for the “Unite the Right” rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12 was a proposal to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a city park.…