Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore Confederate monuments removed: A timeline of how we got here

Baltimore Confederate monuments removed: A timeline of how we got here

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 »

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