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Rally condemns remaining Confederate monuments

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Bob Self
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Florida Times-Union
The city wrapped the statue in the Women of the Southland monument in Springfield Park last year.

For weeks, the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville has been pressing the city to follow through with the removal of all remaining Confederate monuments, and the organization held another rally Tuesday afternoon outside City Hall.

The organization gathered at the steps, chanting and holding signs.

It’s not the first time the coalition has demonstrated outside City Hall. A month ago, about two dozen people gathered at the same spot, asking in particular for the city to take down the Monument to the Women of the Confederacy, which remains in Springfield Park — although it’s covered.

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