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Protesters gather on Gainesville square, vow to have Confederate monument Old Joe removed
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Chairman at Northeast Georgia Democratic Socialists of America Brad Lathem welcomes protesters of the Confederate monument Old Joe in downtown Gainesville Wednesday, June 17, 2020, to discuss its removal from the downtown public square. - photo by Scott Rogers
A group of vocal, sometimes feisty protesters called for removal of the Old Joe statue in the downtown Gainesville square Wednesday night.