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In this Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, a statute memorializing veterans of the Spanish-American War and other conflicts stands near a Confederate monument in Linn Park in downtown Birmingham. The Alabama Supreme Court ruled in 2019 that a state law that prohibits cities from removing Confederate monuments will remain in effect. Despite death threats, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin ordered the obelisk removed, and it was taken down June 1. (Photo by AP Photo/Jay Reeves)