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Buccaneers do the right thing by supporting removal of Confederate monument

July 13th, 2017 at 4:45 PM
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Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

The controversy over monuments to slavery and other historical crimes has come to the Tampa Bay area, as a movement to remove a Confederate memorial in Hillsborough county has gained strength in recent weeks.

The monument in question doesn’t just honor some of the dead who fought for the perpetuation of slavery, but was erected to honor white supremacy, as the keynote speaker at the 1911 unveiling of the monument said.

“The South stands ready to welcome all good citizens who seek to make their homes …

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