FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, a woman walks past a monument of Jefferson Davis on Jefferson Davis Parkway at Canal Street in New Orleans. Prominent Confederate monuments long taken for granted on the streets of this Deep South city may be on the verge of coming down and become new examples of a mood taking hold nationwide to erase racially charged symbolism from public view, which is among the state's top stories of 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, a woman walks past a monument of Jefferson Davis on Jefferson Davis Parkway at Canal Street in New Orleans. Prominent Confederate monuments long taken for granted on the streets of this Deep South city may be on the verge of coming down and become new examples of a mood taking hold nationwide to erase racially charged symbolism from public view, which is among the state's top stories of 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) Gerald Herbert AP
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, a woman walks past a monument of Jefferson Davis on Jefferson Davis Parkway at Canal Street in New Orleans. Prominent Confederate monuments long taken for granted on the streets of this Deep South city may be on the verge of coming down and become new examples of a mood taking hold nationwide to erase racially charged symbolism from public view, which is among the state's top stories of 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) Gerald Herbert AP

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