Charlottesville Mayor Responds To Protests Sparked By Removal Of Confederate Statue Ari Shapiro talks to Charlottesville, Va. Mayor Mike Signer about what happened there over the weekend. There were dueling protests over the removal of the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Charlottesville Mayor Responds To Protests Sparked By Removal Of Confederate Statue

Charlottesville Mayor Responds To Protests Sparked By Removal Of Confederate Statue

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There were dueling protests in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. On Saturday, a group of white nationalists holding torches protested the removal of the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The next night a group of counter-protesters held candles in the same park. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Mayor Mike Signer about what happened in his city.