Confederate monument vandalized

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RICHMOND, VA — Vandals scrawled the phrase “Black Lives Matter” on a monument honoring the president of the confederacy, Jefferson Davis.

The damage to the monument in Richmond comes after the governor refused to support a petition to remove statues of confederate leaders from Richmond’s Monument Avenue.

A national debate about confederacy memorials is taking place following an admitted killer’s racially motivated attack at a South Carolina church.

Nine African-Americans were killed.

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