Mayor Curry favors moving Confederate monument from Springfield Park
Mayor Lenny Curry's top administrator told City Council over the weekend he will file legislation for moving the Confederate monument out of Springfield Park at an estimated cost of about $1.3 million.
Curry had said in June 2020, hours after the overnight removal of a Confederate soldier statue from what is now called James Weldon Johnson Park, that "others in this city will be removed as well."
"We hear your voices," he said at a rally outside City Hall. "We have heard your voices.”
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