Clarke Brings Her Anti-Lee Fight To Bay Ridge


Clarke brings her anti-Lee fight to Bay Ridge

U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke brought her case for removing the names of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson from street signs on the Fort Hamilton Army Base directly to Bay Ridge on Tuesday, holding a rally in John Paul Jones Park and repeating her call for the U.S. Army to be sensitive to the need for racial justice.
Standing before a World War I monument inside the park on Fourth Avenue and 101st Street, less than a block away from the entrance to the fort, Clarke (D-Central Brooklyn) said that another war, the Civil War, is …

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