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Protest as Confederate statue removed

Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans, Louisiana. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A construction crew works to remove a monument of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A construction crew works to remove a monument of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A construction crew works to remove a monument of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A protester carries a Confederate battle flag as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A protester carries a Confederate battle flag as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A protester carries a Confederate battle flag as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Protesters gather as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters gather as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters gather as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A construction crew works to remove a monument of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A construction crew works to remove a monument of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A construction crew works to remove a monument of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A protester reacts as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. 

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Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A New Orleans police officer stands guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. 

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A New Orleans police officer stands guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A New Orleans police officer stands guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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New Orleans police officers stand guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

New Orleans police officers stand guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

New Orleans police officers stand guard as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters clash as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A man holds an American flag as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man holds an American flag as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A man holds an American flag as a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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A monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

A monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
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