Brandon Scott

Councilmembers pass resolution to deconstruct Confederate monuments; two monuments defaced by activists

Councilmembers pass resolution to deconstruct Confederate monuments; two monuments defaced by activists

Councilman Brandon Scott announced on Twitter Sunday night that he would introduce a resolution at tonight's City Council meeting calling for the "destruction" of Confederate monuments in Baltimore City.

And tonight, the resolution passed unanimously (with one major adjustment: the "deconstruction" not the "destruction" of the monuments). When Scott introduced the resolution, he was cheered from the gallery.

Also today, Mayor Pugh pledged to remove the monuments and began looking into the cost (Meanwhile,

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