• Vice
  • Jan 01 1970
  • WVGA

Inside the Two-Decade Fight to Bring Down a Confederate Monument

Since 1998, activist Willie Hudspeth has been fighting for the removal of his county’s Confederate monument in Denton, Texas. For years, he’s protested at the town square alone—but in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, he’s finally started gaining local support.

VICE met up with Willie to find out why he’s so passionate about bringing the monument down, how his movement is gaining steam, and what—if anything—can be done to get it removed.

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