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As it ponders where to put a Confederate plaque, a Texas state board faces backlash for removing it

The State Preservation Board heard complaints Friday that it was erasing history by removing the factually inaccurate plaque.

Dr. Alma Arredondo addresses the State Preservation Board at the Capitol on Jan. 25, 2019. Arredondo argued the state erred in removing a Confederate plaque that said the Civil War wasn’t over slavery.

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