The removal of Baltimore’s Confederate statues was swift, materializing rather quickly over a three-day span. But the timeline that led to Wednesday’s overnight action begins more than 24 months ago.
Wednesday’s removal of four statues came one year to the day after a city commission issued a report on how to move forward with monuments to the Confederate era in Baltimore.
Here’s a timeline looking back at the past two-plus years and what preceded Wednesday morning’s action in Baltimore.
June 17, 2015 »
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stands by before speaking at the start of a 300 Man March from Hilton to Milton streets to speak out against violence in the city.