Vote Wednesday could lead to Confederate war memorial’s removal
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Vote Wednesday could lead to Confederate war memorial’s removal


FAT IN KIDS CAN ACTUALLY DECREASE BRAIN HEALTH AND THINKING.>>>A CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR MEMORIAL COULD END UP BEING REMOVED FROM DOWNTOWN TAMPA.>>ONE COMMISSIONER WILL ASK THAT IT STAY. CARSON CHAMBERS IS LIVE OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE TONIGHT. CARSON.>>Reporter: HEY, THERE. THAT COMMISSIONER IS PUSHING FOR NEW MEASURES TO PROTECT ALL VETERANS MEMORIAL, ONLY –>>TAKE IT DOWN.>>YOU KEEP REMINDING PEOPLE, IT JUST BRINGS RACIAL TENSION IN THE COUNTRY.>>Reporter: THAT’S WHAT CLAY DANIELS WANTS TO SEE HAPPEN TO A CONFEDERATE WAR MEMORIAL.>>ERASING HISTORY IS NOT SOMETHING WE SHOULD DO.>>Reporter: BUILT IN 1911, THE MEMORIAL FEATURES TWO ENLISTED CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS, ONE FACING NORTH, HEADED TO WAR, ANOTHER FACING SOUTH, GOING HOME.>>DON’T WANT TO FORGET OUR PAST. FORGETTING OUR PAST WILL MAKE THE SAME MISTAKES AGAIN.>>Reporter: DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY FUND RAISED AND BUILT THE MONUMENT. IT WAS MOVED TO PUBLIC PROPERTY IN THE 1950s. TUESDAY, THE COMMISSION CHAIR, STACY WHITE, WILL COMMISSION TO KEEP IT IN PLACE.>>WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE MONUMENT AND READ THE CAPTION AND LOOK AT THE TWO SOLDIERS, IT IS CLEARLY A VETERANS MEMORIAL AND THIS IS ABOUT VETERANS, REALLY NOTHING MORE.>>Reporter: WHITE SAYS THE MEMORIAL WOULD COST AROUND $130,000 TO RELOCATE, COSTS WE’VE SEEN OTHER CITIES PAY, LIKE NEW ORLEANS, WHICH RECENTLY REMOVED THIS CONFEDERATE STATUE.>>IT’S A PART OF OUR HISTORY. IT REMINDS US WHO WE WERE, WHAT WE WENT THROUGH.>>Reporter: NOT EVERYONE FEELS THAT WAY. IT WILL BE UP TO THE COMMISSION TO DECIDE IF IT STAYS OR IF IT GOES.>>I THINK IT NEEDS TO BE REMOVED. THE CIVIL WAR IS OVER. IT’S TIME TO MOVE ON.>>Reporter: COMMISSIONER WHITE SAYS HE WILL PITCH THE PROPOSAL IN WEDNESDAY’S MEETING AND THEY

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