Vic Mensa wants to shock people into paying attention.
As controversy mounted about removing Confederate monuments from public spaces across the United States, Alabama passed a law in 2017 that protected them.
It's back to the drawing board for University of North Carolina officials looking for a new location for the "Silent Sam" Confederate monument.
Administrators at the University of North Carolina are proposing a new $5.3 million building to safely house a controversial Confederate monument that was toppled by protesters in August.
Until it was toppled by protesters in August, "Silent Sam" stood for more than a century on a pedestal at an entrance to the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill.
Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith once promoted a measure that praised a Confederate soldier's effort to "defend his homeland" and pushed a revisionist view of the Civil War.