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Racial violence in Charlottesville has re-energized efforts to scrap Confederate statues and memorials, but many Southern states are moving in the opposite direction, enacting laws that protect and retain the tributes.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>More Than Stones & Symbols (Text 2)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set that encourages dialogue and critical reflection about how Confederate symbols continue to influence society today. The violent rally in Charlottesville, VA in August 2017 prompted a widespread debate across the country regarding Confederate monuments. This article and the subsequent ones in this set explore different perspectives regarding Confederate monuments and flags.