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Texas Town Retains Confederate Monument Despite Civil Rights Activist's 16 Years of Protest

Hudspeth has petitioned the Denton County Commissioner's Court for more than a decade to either have the monument removed and placed in a Confederate museum, or to have the statue restored and its alleged formerly "whites only" drinking fountains made functional once more so that, as he says, "everyone can take a drink."

But Hudspeth's struggle to bring down Denton's 1918 Confederate monument is only one of the battles over such monuments heating up in the state of Texas and across the South.

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