Street art attached to Civil War monuments





Overnight several Richmond monuments had street art posted on them. No one seems to know yet who did it, and no one was quite sure earlier who would remove it, either.

A political artist—identity unknown at this point—was trying to hammer home a message.

Their canvas?

The monuments of three prominent figures associated with the Civil War: J.E.B Stuart, Stonewall Jackson, and Jefferson Davis.

Sometime yesterday—at least that’s when anyone first noticed—three different plaques were installed at each monument.

Each plaque details the story of individuals involved with the Civil Rights movement....




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