- A construction crew removed the second of four Confederate monuments in New Orleans before dawn on Thursday, CNN reported.
- The crew dismantled a statue of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis, which stood over the city for 106 years.
- As they had been for the first monument removal in April, the workers were dressed in body armor.
- Officials and contractors have reportedly received death threats from opponents of the four scheduled monument removals.
- The threats stem from heated debates and court battles that have been waged since the New Orleans City Council voted in 2015 to take down the landmarks. Read more (5/11/17)