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Workers dismantle the Liberty Place monument Monday, April 24, 2017, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government, in New Orleans. It was removed overnight in an attempt to avoid disruption from supporters who want the monuments to stay. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Workers dismantle the Liberty Place monument Monday, April 24, 2017, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government, in New Orleans. It was removed overnight in an attempt to avoid disruption from supporters who want the monuments to stay. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Watch: New Orleans removes Confederate monument

New Orleans has begun the controversial removal of four Confederate monuments following debate in recent years about what to do with Confederate symbols.

Watch: New Orleans removes Confederate monument

New Orleans has begun the controversial removal of four Confederate monuments following debate in recent years about what to do with Confederate symbols.