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Robeson County commissioners voted to remove Confederate statue in November; Confederate soldier still standing guard in front of Robeson County Courthouse
(The Robesonian) – Nine months after the eight-member Robeson County Board of Commissioners voted to remove the marble statue from the front entrance to the Robeson County Courthouse, the Confederate soldier remains standing guard at the same site.
On Nov. 21, 2022, the board voted 6-2 to eventually take the contentious statue down and move it to a park with green space.
But not, until the park is ready.
According to online sources, the statue was dedicated in 1907 and sponsored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. It has remained on the same spot for decades.
In February 2022, the Unified Robeson NAACP branch in Robeson County called the statue a “symbol of racism” in a Facebook post seeking to have it removed.
“The Confederate statue that stands at the entrance of the Robeson County Courthouse is a perfect reminder of the inequality in Robeson County, standing high and mighty at the people’s house that is funded by taxpayers’ money,” the Unified Robeson NAACP branch said at the time.
In April 2022, about two dozen members of the Robeson County Bar Association stood in support of the removal…