National Cathedral to Remove Windows Honoring Confederate Generals

Officials at Washington National Cathedral announced a decision that they said had been made more urgent by the racially tinged violence in Charlottesville, Va.

‘The Lees Are Complex’: Descendants Grapple With Rebel General’s Legacy

By SIMON ROMERO August 22, 2017 Few American families are as deeply embedded in the nation’s history as the Lees of Virginia. Members of the clan signed the Declaration of Independence, served the new nation as judges and generals, lawmakers and...