Mask-wearing crews remove Confederate statue in New Orleans

(NBC NEWS) Authorities removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans early Thursday, as protesters both for and against the monument carried out tense protests nearby.

Following demonstrations and lengthy legal wrangles, the statue is one of four monuments relating to the Confederacy that’s in the process of being removed by the Louisiana city.

Mask-wearing crews remove Confederate statue in New Orleans
Source: WND