Robert W Lee IV

Robert W Lee IV and Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer at the MTV Video Music Awards

Reverend Robert W. Lee IV, a direct descendant of the Civil War General whose name has become synonymous with the Confederacy, appeared on television and spoke out against racism and the riots in Charlottesville, Va., that happened in protest of a statue of his famous ancestor being removed. Now Lee says that appearance has caused him to be forced out of his own church.

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