"Following the acts of domestic terrorism carried out by white supremacist terrorist groups in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend, cities must act decisively and immediately by removing these monuments", he wrote.
He returned to his combative stance Tuesday - insisting anew that "both sides" were to blame.
The statues recognize Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan and Vice President John C. Breckinridge, who served as a Confederate general and later as Confederate Secretary of War during the Civil War.
Muwakkil has previously attempted to change a Lee portrait hanging in county commission chambers but failed. I think it's appropriate that the Robert E. Lee statue isn't going to be destroyed or dismantled because this is an opportunity to educate people.
"Also the beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!" The school will relocated the statue to a different location, Price said.
The monument was located at the Duke Chapel alongside nine other historical figures, the Associated Press reports. And it's obvious that Duke has moved quickly to take care of this issue and speak out against white supremacy.
"We can, and we must, respond by denying the Nazis and the KKK and the so-called alt-right the twisted totem they seek", Signer said. To see my ancestor used as that symbol was disgraceful-a disgrace to my family, a disgrace for all that we stand for and a disgrace to what I'm trying to do in ministry.
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Baltimore city councilman Brandon Scott called for the removal of the statues in a resolution submitted to the council, according to the Sun.
Grossman was referencing the four statues that came down earlier this week in the city. The mayor had previously said he thought the monuments should stay but have context added about what they represent and why they were built.
"You can't wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying 'I'm sorry, '" Bro said of the president.
Meanwhile, a descendant of Jefferson Davis said he supports moving the statues to appropriate settings, such as museums. But the descendant of the Confederate president said that putting the statues "in a historic place where the entire story can be explained is the best outcome for the American public".
The decision comes almost a week after a group of neo-Nazis and white supremacists marched to oppose the statue's removal and clashed violently with counterprotesters.
The online postings come after days of the president whipsawing back and forth on his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., that led to the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer after a man who had attended the white supremacist rally drove his auto into a crowd of counterprotesters.
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