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The statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in front of the barracks at Virginia Military Institute in an archival photo. VMI began removing the statue Monday. Virginia Military Institute Archives hide caption

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A statue of Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson stands behind cannons at the entrance to the barracks at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. Superintendent J.H. Binford Peay III resigned Monday amid allegations that the school's culture was hostile to Black cadets. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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