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Confederate monuments in Baltimore removed?
Posted: 8:32 AM, Sep 17, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-17 12:32:30Z
Baltimore's Confederate symbols are going under the microscope.
Today, a special commission charged with reviewing all of the Confederate monuments in the city is meeting for the first time.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
created the panel after people started pushing for
Robert E. Lee Park to be renamed
, and have General Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson statutes taken down.
Over the next six months, the panel will review all the city-owned Confederate monuments and make their recommendations for their future in Baltimore.
There will be a public hearing in December.
Scripps Only Content 2015