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Youngkin appointee resigns following remarks on slavery, Confederate statues | Govt-and-politics
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Youngkin appointee resigns following remarks on slavery, Confederate statues | Govt-and-politics

One of Gov. Glenn Youngkin's appointees to Virginia’s Board of Historic Resources has resigned following her remarks about the Confederacy and slavery.Ann McLean, an art historian who has criticized the removal of Confederate statues resigned Monday, according to Youngkin spokesperson Macaulay Porter.McLean has opposed the renaming of buildings and removal of monuments related to the Confederacy and slavery – telling The Virginia Star “our heritage has come under a vicious attack.” ...