Demonstrators in the U.S. Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina, at the second attempt tore down two statues installed near the Confederate monument in the center of the city, according to the TV station WTVD.
On Friday evening after the March on Juneteenth (the day of the liberation of the slaves - ed.), the demonstrators threw the rope on the statues around the monument of the Confederation. The first attempt to move the statue from the pedestal failed – intervened by the police. However, after the police withdrew, the protesters piled both monuments on the ground. One of them, the demonstrators subsequently hanged on a rope on a lamppost, the other placed on the courthouse steps. After the rain started, the protesters left the city center. Arrived at the scene, police removed the statue.