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==Events==  
 
==Events==  
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*[[February 6]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council | City Council]] voted to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee.<ref>http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list</ref>
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*[[March 20]] &ndash; Payne v. City of Charlottesville original complaint documents filed by a group who claims the council’s decision to remove two Confederate statues in downtown city parks was unlawful. [[The Monument Fund]] is one of the plaintiffs suing over the City Council’s 2017 votes to remove the city’s General [[Robert E. Lee Statue]] and [[Stonewall Jackson Statue]].
 
*[[June 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council|City Council]] voted 5-0 to rename [[Jackson Park]], [[Justice Park]], and rename [[Lee Park]], [[Emancipation Park]].
 
*[[June 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council|City Council]] voted 5-0 to rename [[Jackson Park]], [[Justice Park]], and rename [[Lee Park]], [[Emancipation Park]].
 
*[[February 6]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] votes to remove [[Robert E. Lee Statue]] from [[Emancipation Park]] on 3-2 vote <ref name="nbc29-suit">{{cite web|title=Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Removal of Confederate Statues|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/34952736/groups-file-lawsuit-to-stop-removal-of-confederate-statues|author=NBC29 Staff|work=News Article|publisher=NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=March 20, 2017|accessdate=September 16, 2017}}</ref>
 
*[[February 6]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] votes to remove [[Robert E. Lee Statue]] from [[Emancipation Park]] on 3-2 vote <ref name="nbc29-suit">{{cite web|title=Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Removal of Confederate Statues|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/34952736/groups-file-lawsuit-to-stop-removal-of-confederate-statues|author=NBC29 Staff|work=News Article|publisher=NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=March 20, 2017|accessdate=September 16, 2017}}</ref>
 
*[[August 12]] &ndash; A "[[Unite the Right]]" rally turned deadly when a 20-year-old Ohio man accelerated his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old [[Heather Heyer]].   
 
*[[August 12]] &ndash; A "[[Unite the Right]]" rally turned deadly when a 20-year-old Ohio man accelerated his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing 32-year-old [[Heather Heyer]].   
*[[September 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] voted to remove the Jackson statue from the park.
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*[[September 5]] &ndash; The [[2016-2017 City Council |City Council]] voted to remove the Jackson statue from the park.<ref>http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list</ref>
 
*[[November 17]] &ndash; [[Cloteal Farmer]] was sworn in as Charlottesville's 36th postmaster. <ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville Swears in New Postmaster|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/36874472/charlottesville-swears-in-new-postmaster|author=Meghan Moriarty|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref> She is the first African-American woman to hold the position. <ref name="cbs19">{{cite web|title=New postmaster in Charlottesville wants to improve delivery|url=http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/A-new-postmaster-takes-over-for-Central-Virignia-458324493.html|author=Bria White|work=News Article|publisher=WCAV CBS 19|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref>
 
*[[November 17]] &ndash; [[Cloteal Farmer]] was sworn in as Charlottesville's 36th postmaster. <ref>{{cite web|title=Charlottesville Swears in New Postmaster|url=http://www.nbc29.com/story/36874472/charlottesville-swears-in-new-postmaster|author=Meghan Moriarty|work=News Article|publisher=WVIR NBC29|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref> She is the first African-American woman to hold the position. <ref name="cbs19">{{cite web|title=New postmaster in Charlottesville wants to improve delivery|url=http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/A-new-postmaster-takes-over-for-Central-Virignia-458324493.html|author=Bria White|work=News Article|publisher=WCAV CBS 19|location=Charlottesville, Virginia|publishdate=November 17, 2017|accessdate=November 19, 2017}}</ref>
 
*[[December 18]] &ndash; [[Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board]] (CRB), an eight member citizen's Board, created and appointed by the [[2018-2019 City Council | City Council]].
 
*[[December 18]] &ndash; [[Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board]] (CRB), an eight member citizen's Board, created and appointed by the [[2018-2019 City Council | City Council]].

Revision as of 22:33, 23 May 2019

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Events

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References

  1. http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list
  2. Web. Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Removal of Confederate Statues, NBC29 Staff, News Article, NBC29, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 20, 2017, retrieved September 16, 2017.
  3. http://statues.law.virginia.edu/docket-list
  4. Web. Charlottesville Swears in New Postmaster, Meghan Moriarty, News Article, WVIR NBC29, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 17, 2017, retrieved November 19, 2017.
  5. Web. New postmaster in Charlottesville wants to improve delivery, Bria White, News Article, WCAV CBS 19, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 17, 2017, retrieved November 19, 2017.

External Links

Unite the Right rally 2017 on wikipedia