After 20 Years of Solo Protest, a Texas Man is Thisclose to Toppling a Confederate Monument

By Kenrya Rankin Mar 01, 2018

For the last 20 years, Willie Hudspeth has waged a one-person war against the 100-year-old Confederate monument installed in Denton, Texas. Now, as Vice chronicles in a video posted yesterday (February 28), Hudspeth finally has soldiers fighting beside him. Watch as he explains why the monument has to go, and how his weekly protests and county courtroom visits moved him ever closer to victory.