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Demetria McFarland, a teacher who is spearheading the move to relocate the Confederate statue, says growing up in Marshall, Texas, "We always knew what it stood for. It was just one of those taboo things." John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

More than 60 monuments that celebrate the Confederacy and its military men have come down in cities all across America. But more than 1,700 remain, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

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Perspectives Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
West of the West Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Cold Water, Walk Further Cross Record
Shadows The American Dollar
Clones The American Dollar
Love is the Answer The Bad Plus
Slow Reactors The Bad Plus
All The Extinct Animals Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet
Riding Bicycles Through The Muddy Streets Laurie Anderson, Kronos Quartet

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Splashdown! SpaceX And NASA Astronauts Make History

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Circle Goldmund

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Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices

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Washington Codes in the Clouds
The Reason in Madness, in Love Codes in the Clouds
Bateau Lights At Sea

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Leon Fleisher, The Pianist Who Reinvented Himself, Dies At 92

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Sheep May Safely Graze Leon Fleisher
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Nocturne for piano No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27/2, CT. 115 Leon Fleisher
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New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too

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Doppelgänger The Antlers
Sides Perfume Genius

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U.S. Army To Soldiers As Training Resumes: 'Get Your Masks On'

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